Even if coffee is your beverage of choice, you might not want to bag tea altogether--especially the green variety. Green tea is full of potent antioxidants that help quell inflammation. In fact, researchers from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock recently found that green tea can inhibit oxidative stress and the potential inflammation that may result from it. “After 24 weeks, people who consumed 500mg of green tea polyphenols daily--that’s about 4 to 6 cups of tea--halved their oxidative stress levels,” says Leslie Shen, the study’s lead author.
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