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July 12, 2019

 

The Health Effects Of Coffee And Tea

Coffee has so much more caffeine than tea that the body can absorb a lot of it quickly. Tea, on the other hand, makes the body work hard to absorb its caffeine.

February 12, 2018

 

The heat from a relatively small hot tea produces a disproportionate amount of sweat that cools the body more effectively than room-temperature water.

Serve The Tea

It might sound counterintuitive, but a warm beverage on a hot day can help cool you off.

July 16, 2014

 

As with all other health claims, it's always good to be suspicious of supposed cure-alls.

Drink Tea To Ward Off Cancer?

In this Moment of Science, we discuss the possible anticancer benefits of drinking green tea.

February 20, 2012

 

Have you tried the tea cup experiment at home?

Boiling Tea: Mystery Solved!

A listener wrote to A Moment of Science about a fascinating phenomenon she noticed when heating water for tea in a microwave oven...

December 19, 2006

 

Teh Tarik

Have you ever tried this Malaysian favorite? We've heard that it's out of this world. Literally!

September 27, 2003

 

Echinacea

In this Moment of Science, we discuss Echinacea–one of the most popular herbal medicines. Echinacea is a flowering plant native to North America. Native Americans have used Echinacea for thousands of years as medicine. According to those who swear by it, Echinacea boosts the immune system by increasing white blood cell counts and other disease […]

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