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Flower power

by Press Release
Friday 10th February 2017
 
 
New research has indicated that hibiscus flowers and green tea could help increase the length of time it takes for your muscles to tire...
 
In a six week study1 researchers looked at the effect, in 54 football players, of consuming green tea or hibiscus tea extracts, compared to those taking a placebo. They found that those footballers taking either the green tea or hibiscus extracts had less markers of oxidative stress in their bodies, than those taking a placebo.
 
Oxidative stress is caused by oxygen free radicals, cellular waste products that increase during exercise, and have been linked to muscle fatigue. Thus a reduction in oxidative stress could lead to muscles being able to perform for longer before getting tired.
 
 
Try this:
Natur Boutique’s Organic Diet Tea contains both green and hibiscus teas and combines them with java and pineapple teas to make a deliciously refreshing drink. Available from www.naturboutique.co.uk for just £2.99 for a box of 20 teabags.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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