Are your patients asking “should I drink tea?” “What about the caffeine?” “Will it dehydrate me?” Let’s look at the best, documented health benefits.
Joining me today on the podcast is Neva Cochran, a Dallas Texas registered dietitian nutritionist who is a nutrition communications consultant and works with food, nutrition and agriculture organizations. An active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, she has served on the Board of Directors as well as President of the Texas Academy. Neva’s great at dispelling nutrition myths and sharing accurate information you and your patients want to know. You can find out more about Neva on her website or Twitter .
Don’t miss the companion podcast Green Tea and Matcha: Is One Better for your Patients?
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