The Beverage that Flattens Your Belly - Yahoo! Health

Surprising new research shows that one of the world’s most popular beverages can shrink your waistline, increase calorie burn, strengthen your bones—and even boost brainpower. What’s more, this invigorating, health-enhancing drink may also reduce risk for heart disease, according to new studies presented at the 5th International Scientific Symposium on Tea & Human Health in Washington, DC.

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Researchers at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center studied 150 middle-aged women with low bone mass to evaluate the effects of green tea flavanols, Tai Chi exercise or a combination of two improved bone health and muscle strength in study participants.

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