23 Sep '11, 11pm

9 Reasons to Drink Green Tea Daily | Care2 Healthy Living

9 Reasons to Drink Green Tea Daily | Care2 Healthy Living

Have you been wondering “what’s all the fuss about green tea?” Now you can stop wondering and start drinking…green tea , that is. This flavorful beverage offers many health benefits to anyone who drinks it regularly. Green tea contains a potent plant nutrient known as epigallocatechin gallate, or EGCG, for short. But don’t fret, you don’t have to keep track of its chemical name to reap the health benefits. Here are 9 reasons to start drinking green tea or continue drinking it if you’re already hooked. 1. Green tea is a superb fat fighter . Its active ingredient, EGCG, increases the rate at which fat is burned in your body. 2. It targets belly fat . Research at Tufts University indicates that EGCG in green tea, like other catechins, activate fat-burning genes in the abdomen to speed weight loss by 77 percent. 3. It keeps energy stable by balancing blood sugar levels. EGCG i...

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Green Crafting & More on Eco-Pets | Care2 Healthy Living

Green Crafting & More on Eco-Pets | Care2 Healt...

care2.com 24 Sep '11, 9pm

Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas (and Green Dude Scott) anytime – Podcast here! An all diva crew again this week...

Benefits of Adopting a Less-Adoptable Pet

Benefits of Adopting a Less-Adoptable Pet

care2.com 24 Sep '11, 12am

“In mid-May of this year, I responded to a request from the East Bay SPCA to provide a short-term foster, one week’s time,...

10 Ways for a More Sustainable Diet | Care2 Healthy Living

10 Ways for a More Sustainable Diet | Care2 Hea...

care2.com 22 Sep '11, 10pm

By Heather Ashare for DietsInReview.com Words like “sustainable,” “eco-friendly,” and “green” have become commonplace in o...

What If the Tea Party Wins? | Care2 Causes

What If the Tea Party Wins? | Care2 Causes

care2.com 24 Sep '11, 6pm

Editor’s note: As we at Care2 prepare for the upcoming 2012 elections, we are planning to provide examples of what the US ...

COLLECTION 9: LAUNCHED!

COLLECTION 9: LAUNCHED!

sgflea.livejournal.com 27 Sep '11, 10am

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Detox Your Home & Body | Care2 Healthy Living

Detox Your Home & Body | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 23 Sep '11, 12am

Imagine waking up without an ache or pain, cruising through your day with energy and ending it by enjoying a refreshing ni...

Cost-Saving Tips for Healthy Eating (video) | Care2 Healthy Living

Cost-Saving Tips for Healthy Eating (video) | C...

care2.com 21 Sep '11, 5pm

Alexandra Jamieson and Chloé Jo Davis are besties – brainy vegan Mamas with a common goal; helping the world eat cleaner! ...

Reasons to Stop Drinking Bottled Water | Care2 Healthy Living

Reasons to Stop Drinking Bottled Water | Care2 ...

care2.com 02 Oct '11, 5pm

When I lived with my mother I drank tap water - it tasted pure, it was well water, when tested it showed a few (natural) t...

Pediatric Medication Poisoning on the Rise | Care2 Healthy Living

Pediatric Medication Poisoning on the Rise | Ca...

care2.com 19 Sep '11, 8pm

More kids are showing up in hospital emergency rooms because of accidental poisoning from medication, according to a study...

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the 9, 12, 17th one down are the ones i like. t...

coach.com 25 Sep '11, 10pm

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9 Myths About Soul Mate Relationships | Care2 Healthy Living

9 Myths About Soul Mate Relationships | Care2 H...

care2.com 17 Sep '11, 11pm

Myth 1: Soul mate relationships should be easy. Relationships are not always easy. Why is it that we can spend so much tim...

The Essential Guide to Dog Food

The Essential Guide to Dog Food

care2.com 21 Sep '11, 1am

These days we often hear reports about dog foods that can harm our pets. In 2007, over one hundred dog food brands — inclu...

How To Reduce Pet Fear at the Vet | Care2 Healthy Living

How To Reduce Pet Fear at the Vet | Care2 Healt...

care2.com 26 Sep '11, 1am

“Shame on me!” I thought as I stood in the lobby of my own veterinary hospital 15 years ago. I was watching as one of my v...

12 Surprising Reasons to Eat More Blueberries | Care2 Healthy Living

12 Surprising Reasons to Eat More Blueberries |...

care2.com 16 Sep '11, 11pm

1. Catechins found in blueberries activate fat-burning genes in abdominal fat cells to assist with weight loss, and belly ...

10 Reasons to Eat an Apple a Day

10 Reasons to Eat an Apple a Day

care2.com 28 Sep '11, 3pm

Find out why the common apple has uncommonly huge health benefits, and how to best enjoy them. Your mom didn’t use the ter...