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Drink This to Stop a Drastic Blood Sugar

Drinking a cup of coffee does your body good, as we reported before. But choosing the other morning beverage-tea, that is-could help your health in a surprising way, too, researchers from Thailand suggest. In the study, researchers had people drink a sugary beverage with either low doses of black tea polyphenols-micronutrients that function as antioxidants-high doses of the polyphenols, or a placebo drink that contained no polyphenols.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears
The reason that polyphenols help slow down the entry rate of glucose into the blood is because they act as inhibitors of the sodium glucose transport molecule (SGLT-1) located in the GI tract.  

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