Tea Becomes A Food

 

 

With the antioxidant benefits of tea becoming more and more well known tea has become a food instead of just a refreshing beverage.

Green tea has been associated with lower cholesterol levels, relieving arthritic pain, reducing the risk of severe arteriosclerosis, can help control diabetes, prevent influenza, inhibiting the activity of the AIDS virus and many more health benefits.

So it no surprise that a food company in France, Danisco, has developed a tea extract that will be used as a flavor enhancer in dressings, soups, sauces, meat, and seafood products.

For more information:

http://www.nutraingredients.com:80/news/ng.asp?n=78595-danisco-mintel-green-tea

http://www.apluswriting.net/rssnewsfeeds/health/teahealth.htm

http://www.apluswriting.net/health/antioxidant.htm

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Author: Marilyn Pokorney
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