Stop Playing Whack-a-Mole With Your Health!

by | Thursday, August 21, 2014 | 0 comment(s)

Many of you know that diabetes, obesity, high cholesterol and high blood pressure are chronic conditions that often occur together. In fact, the Center for Disease Control reports that 62% of American baby boomers have 2 or more of these chronic health problems.There is strong interdependence between these diseases. A typical scenario might be; my high cholesterol raises my blood pressure, because of my high blood pressure, I exercise less, because I’m not getting as much exercise my weight...

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Is Jiaogulan the Long-Awaited Natural Way to Lose Weight?

by | Thursday, August 21, 2014 | 0 comment(s)

Over the years I’ve reported on a number of animal studies that strongly suggested that Jiaouglan (aka Gynostemma) may help with weight loss. But, as far as I’m aware, there had been no controlled human studies to test this tantalizing theory. That’s why I was excited to hear late last year that researchers from the Functional Foods Center at Chonbuk National University in Korea had decided to conduct a controlled human study. The results are in and they look promising.The results of the study...

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Introducing the T-Sac

by | Thursday, August 21, 2014 | 0 comment(s)

One of my blog posts that stimulated a lot of email was one I posted not long ago about why we don’t sell teabags. The post is here, http://www.immortalitea.com/blog/?p=475 if you missed it and want to read the whole thing. The short of it is that, while I understand the convenience of teabags, most tea in teabags is poor quality and preparing good quality tea to fit in a traditional teabag hurts the taste and reduces the shelf life.That lead to a bunch of emails that said something like, ‘OK,...

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