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Doctor insights on: Cocoa Polyphenols

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Does zesta green tea contain caffeine?

Does zesta green tea contain caffeine?

Zesta Green Teas: In trying to review zesta pure green tea ; zesta blended green teas - there were no notations that the products were decaffeinated. Normally it will be noted if the product has been decaffeinated. ...Read more

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Does coffee oil actually contain caffeine?

No: The oil that is contained within the coffee bean is responsible for its distinctive flavor. Coffee oil can be green or roasted, but roasted coffee oil is truer to the aromatic "coffee experience."prior to roasting, the beans and the oil derived from them smells quite green and somewhat bitter. In fact, unroasted coffee beans are referred to as green coffee beans. Caffeine is water soluable. ...Read more

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Does 100% natural green tea contain caffeine?

Does 100% natural green tea contain caffeine?

Green tea: does contain caffeine, but less than in coffee. You can also get decaff green tea. If you are looking for the benefits of green tea rather than simply a nice drink, consider EGCG capsules from the health food store. They contain the beneficial ingredient in green tea. Peace and good health. White tea is even more beneficial. ...Read more

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Does shea butter lighten skin?

Does shea butter lighten skin?

No: Shea butter is a triglyceride (fat) derived mainly from stearic acid and oleic acid. It is widely used in cosmetics as a moisturizer, salve or lotion. Shea butter is edible and is used in food preparation in africa. It will not help with lightening. ...Read more

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Does adding erythritol to green/ black tea reduced it's antioxidants?

Does adding erythritol to green/ black tea reduced it's antioxidants?

No evidence,However:: Erythritol may be the safest natural sweetener available. I know of no evidence it reduces antioxidants in tea. See http://authoritynutrition.com/erythritol/ HOWEVER, if you're drinking tea with erythritol it's probably bottled tea which only has a tiny fraction of the antioxidants in home-brewed tea.So avoid bottled tea but you can add erythritol to home-brewed tea. See http://tinyurl.com/p9c6948 ...Read more

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Lipton green tea bag reduce sugar & cholesterol?

Green tea: A study by maastricht university (holland) noted green tea has catechins ; caffeine w inhibition of o-methyl- transferase ; phosphodiesterase which effects thermogenesis ; fat oxidation. The linus pauling institute reported a study indicating that green tea can assist w glycemic control. Additionally, green tea has a diuretic effect. ...Read more