7 Reasons to Have a Cup of Green Tea

TIME

“A cup of tea would restore my normality,” Douglas Adams wrote in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. And he was onto something. Turns out that regularly drinking green tea can do wonders for your body. Here are seven ways the drink gives you a boost:

1. Green tea is good for your bones. Move over, milk. Green tea could help slow the process of age-related bone loss and decrease the risk of fractures caused by osteoporosis, according to a study published in the journal ​Nutrition Research. Women who drank up to three cups of tea per day had a 30 percent lower risk of osteoporosis-related hip fractures, researchers found.

2. Green tea may help prevent cancer. Cancer rates are lower in countries, like Japan, where green tea is a go-to drink, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center. While researchers can’t be sure…

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History isn’t black or white

Le Drake Noir

H 36

Our local environment our local surroundings may seem idyllic and be so serene
we must never be stuck in past sins especially those we haven’t created ourselves
but the historical past, also wounds caused by the cruel and brutal epochs need idyll.
This work nature creates better than anything else, no doubt
so back facing the reminder of how wrong things can go
if we don’t learn from the past, but commit the same mistake again.

Snow-dressed history in the forest of Vosges Mountains, not far from Lac Blanc
about 10,000 people lost their lives in this area during World War One.

With the inspiration from Ailsa and her absolutly worth visting blog
Wheresmybackpack
this is my version of the travel theme this week “Environment“.

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