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  • There are numerous studies available that positively document the benefits on the heart and cardiovascular system as a whole by sipping on the world's most popular beverage- after water.

  • It is exciting to know that the effects of drinking quality loose leaf tea on a regular basis proves significant reductions in blood sugar levels and triglycerides, an increase in HDL cholesterol levels, and increased blood levels of antioxidants, which can protect against oxidative stress and inflammation. All heart healthy happy news!
  • A July 2012 issue Pharmacological Reports reveals that the powerful antioxidants in green tea, particularly EGCG, may help prevent atherosclerosis, specifically coronary artery disease, because of their anti-inflammatory effects on plaque buildup in the bloodstream and arterial walls, which can lead to heart disease and stroke.
  • In addition to lowering inflammation in the bloodstream and reducing LDL cholesterol, tea protects LDL particles from becoming oxidized, which causes plaque buildup in the arteries and can lead to atherosclerosis, according to Janet Bond Brill, PhD, RD, LDN, CSSD, an expert on food and fitness for heart health and the author of several books.
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Research supports the connection between the regular consumption of quality loose leaf tea and positive effects on heart related diseases such as atherosclerosis, coronary artery disease and conditions that cause heart disease and stroke.