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Rachael Ray Drinks Oolong and Thinks You Should, Too!

It should come as no surprise that Rachael Ray may lose her voice from time to time. After all, the recently turned 40-year-old celebrity has her own talk show. After a doctor’s visit she learned that she had damaged her vocal cords. What’s her cure? In addition to some other treatments, “she has been…downing herbal tea”.

Rachael Ray
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However that’s not the only reason she drinks tea. She has used her talk show as a platform to rave about new research linking oolong tea to weight loss. She admitted to drinking oolong everyday in a successful effort to shed some pounds. According to the Journal of Nutrition, a study performed showed that “oolong tea stimulated energy expenditure and fat oxidation”. They do however note that these results were based on the chronic consumption of tea and a normal diet. Oolong tea has even been associated with possibly increasing longevity. Want to try for yourself? Get your own oolong today!

Actor Ben Barnes Uses Tea to Relieve Sore Throat Pain during Interview

Metro Boston News writer Dorothy Robinson was fortunate enough to be among those who had the opportunity to interview British born actor, Ben Barnes, just prior to the opening of his breakout movie Prince Caspian.

Robinson tells us that she discovered a tired but elated and always charming Ben suffering from a severe throat infection and discloses that he spent the time not only — chatting about his discovery by a casting agent while he was in the play “The History Boys”, his subsequent audition and the movie — but soothing his discomfort with sips of tea.

Ben Barnes

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