The Simplest Health Habit You Should Start Today | CBN.com (beta)

… conducted in Asian countries, on people drinking hot, green tea. The amount mattered. Usually people only experienced health benefits if they drank at least three cups a day. Dr. Patrick Fratellone is a cardiologist who practices integrative medicine New York City. He advises his patients to make tea a part of their daily life. “The active component in green tea is EGCG,” he explained. “And that’s a polyphenol that helps reduce cholesterol, heart disease, and protects …

It actually is rocket science: Scientists design a coffee cup for space – Quartz

… announced at the American Physical Society’s 68th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics in Boston. Thanks to the effects of microgravity, coffee-sipping astronauts have had to drink their morning brew from a closed container with a straw. But recent tests of six cups could soon make it much more familiar. Back in 2008, NASA astronaut Don Pettit used a cup he co-invented through the Capillary Flow Experiment to demonstrate how the fluid dynamics could improve fuel transfers in space. …

A look inside the world of coffee 

… Dream: Travels in the World of Coffee.”[/caption] With Sebastiao Salgado’s latest photo book, it is as though we have been invited to step inside and explore the depths of a silver treasure chest, one filled with black-and-white images of coffee’s most invisible yet most precious ingredients: its environments and the people responsible for its realization into coffee cups around the world. Salgado’s photographic journey, “The Scent of a Dream: Travels in the World …

Want a Better Gym Performance? Drink Coffee

… turns out, there are even more reasons why that jolt of java might be a good idea. Less Pain, More Gain Coffee, like good jeans and painkillers, is fundamental. It might therefore come as no surprise to learn that a 2008 study, conducted at the University of Illinois, found that consuming the amount of caffeine found in two to three cups of joe one hour before a 30-minute, high-powered workout actually reduced muscle pain. Less pain means a greater ability to push yourself, leading to better …

Can Too Much Green Tea or Matcha Lead to Liver Damage?

… wasn’t a UTI, but that her symptoms were actually herb-induced hepatitis caused by the three cups of Chinese herbal green tea a day she’d ordered online and had been drinking over three months as part of a weight loss plan, the Daily Mail reports. Once she stopped drinking the stuff, her liver returned to normal. The damage was caused by herbal hepatotoxicity, something that happens when someone ingests an overload of herbs or supplements. Specifically, the issue here was …