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Reuters Health has two reports out worth noting because they offer retailers and manufacturers yet more information around which they can market and merchandise:

A study done by Japanese researchers says that the consumption of five cups a day of green tea a day may lower the risk of certain cancers, such as lymph system and blood cancers. Further study, however, is said to be called for.

And, there is a story noting that people who get most of their daily fluids in the form of plain water - as opposed to, say, five cups of green tea - tend to have healthier diets, eating more fiber and less sugar. At least, that’s the connection being drawn by researchers at Queens College of the City University of New York, who say that for the moment the evidence seems to anecdotal rather than scientifically concrete.
KC's View:
I’m a 54-year-old man. Just reading about all this consumption of liquid makes me have to go to the bathroom. Heaven knows what would happen if I actually drank it all...though it is a good bet that MNB would come out later some mornings.