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Tea: Drink to Your Health!

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Research on tea from the Camellia sinensis plant has included the study of a variety of polyphenol compounds including epigallocatechin 3- gallate (EGCG), theaflavins and thearubigins as well as other compounds found in tea. Epidemiological studies have indicated possible protective effects from tea consumption in specific chronic diseases. Learn about the history, culture and these potential health benefits of tea. The following are available for download: A Power Point presentation of 45 Evidence-Based Slides, with Speaker's Notes, Handouts, a Post/Pre-Evaluation and References.

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  1. Rutgers
  2. Executive Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  3. School of Environmental and Biological Sciences