Harvard researchers discovered betatrophin, a hormone that increases production of insulin-secreting pancreatic cells, which could naturally improve glycemic control.
Tea is high in oxygen radical absorbance capacity (ORAC), which allows tea to combat free radicals. Free radicals are any atom or molecule that has a single unpaired electron in an outer shell. They are known to be responsible for neurological degeneration, and have been linked to heart disease and cancer.
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Simply put, tea hydrates the body.
According to researchers from the National Public Health Institute, consuming tea, along with other factors such as physical activity and age, can lower both men and women's chance of developing Parkinson Disease.
Tea contains antioxidants which helps protect the skin from UV Rays. Also a lab study conducted by researchers from the University of Minnesota in Austin, found that the polyphenol antioxidants in green and black teas could help inhibit the proteins necessary for skin cancer to develop.
A German study demonstrated that green tea extracts can help people with skin damage from radiation therapy.
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Ethnicity has long been though to have an impact on cognitive impairment later in life, but a new study finds that it might actually be the level of intellectual stimulation one has had during childhood.