Soothes allergies + stabilizes blood sugar
If fall allergies have you sniffling and sneezing, Japanese scientists offer a tasty Rx: sipping 36 oz. of fruity rooibos tea daily, which eases symptoms in as little as 72 hours. The credit goes to the sip’s flavonoids, which dampen the immune system’s production of symptom-triggering histamine. Bonus: According to a research team in South Africa, rooibos is rich in aspalathin, a phytonutrient that slows carb absorption and helps muscle cells soak up and burn glucose for fuel, improving blood-sugar control in one week.