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Studies show health benefits of warm drinks

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Parts of western Georgia got a bit of a chilly over the weekend, and as we get closer to winter, more cold weather is certain to come.

After being outside in chilly weather, a hot cup of green tea will not only warm you up, but it also prevents cancer and heart disease according to scientists.

Hot chocolate, especially dark cocoa is packed with flavonoids that can help prevent heart disease by opening blood vessels and lowering blood pressure

A good cup of coffee in moderation can also be good for you. Recent Harvard studies found that coffee may reduce the development of gallstones, colon cancer and improve your memory

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