Cocoa is rich in powerful flavinoids that may lead to better health and longer life spans. So says recent research on epicatechin, published in the FASEB Journal. As if we needed another reason to enjoy it!
Tea grew wild in its native China until it was discovered that the brewed leaves improved the taste of the water the Chinese boiled in order to prevent becoming ill. Since its cultivation began – about 4,000 years ago — tea has also been used to improve our health in other ways. Today, we enjoy a world of varieties of tea for both flavor and health benefits.