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Reach For Hot Drinks During Cold Temperatures

Reach For Hot Drinks During Cold Temperatures
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 - 9:09am

When the temperatures start to fall you might want to have a nice cup of something hot to drink, but which hot drinks are the best for you? First on the list is green tea which is touted as a possible prevention for cancer and heart disease.

Hot chocolate, especially dark cocoa is packed with flavonoids and has the potential to prevent heart disease, by opening the blood vessels. Studies have shown dark cocoa can lower blood pressure, cut out bad cholesterol and even prevent diabetes.

Although coffee gets a bad rap because of the caffeine, a recent study out of Harvard found coffee may reduce the risk of developing gallstones, colon cancer, Parkinson's disease and even improve your memory.

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