Remember to Drink Your Tea

January 2005
Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Jan2005, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p6
Reports on a study that identified the ability of green and black tea to hinder the activity of enzymes associated with Alzheimer's disease. Ability of green tea to inhibit the activity of beta-secretase, a compound connected with the protein deposits associated with the disease; Observation of researcher Ed Okello on teas; Comments of Jeffrey Blumberg, associate director of the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, on the antioxidant effect derived from black tea.


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