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Green tea extract weight loss secrets explained

11/7/2014 - Every year, dozens of less-than-reputable companies seek out new ways to capitalize on Americans' desire to lose weight, and the stakes can be huge: In the U.S. alone, consumers spend about $35 million on weight loss programs and products each year, making it a market ripe for scams. From "miracle...

Green tea compound again validated in the fight against cancer development

8/19/2014 - In matters of health and disease prevention, few things strike as much fear for many people as a diagnosis of cancer. This is especially true in the case of pancreatic cancer, a particularly aggressive form of the disease that has a survival rate of less than 5 percent after five years from diagnosis....

Top 5 health benefits of green tea

7/13/2014 - Get the most health benefits out of your cup by filling it with green tea. People have been enjoying the benefits of green tea for centuries. Scientists are just now discovering what people all over the world have known for centuries -- drinking green tea has many health benefits. Now you can learn...

Does green tea really help you lose weight? Yes! Here's how

5/27/2014 2:42:48 AM - While many people turn to extreme dieting measures and toxic prescription meds for weight loss, the answer may be as simple as brewing up a cup of green tea. If you're wondering, "Does green tea really help you lose weight?" the answer is a resounding "Yes!" Read on to learn about the many health and...

Green tea weight loss secrets proven by science

5/25/2014 - In recent years, there have been a lot of news stories about the benefits of green tea in weight loss management. But does it really work, or is it just more hype being promoted by vitamin companies hoping to boost sales? Fortunately, there's no need for conjecture. Lots of scientific studies have been...

Green tea diet secrets: How to get results more safely and quickly

5/23/2014 - Green tea diet secrets are not so secret any more. If you're trying to shed a few pounds, adding green tea to your diet can really help jump start the process. Studies have proven the efficacy of green tea for weight loss. Green tea has been shown to speed up metabolic rates and increase energy expenditure...

How does green tea inhibit cholesterol? Scientists crack the code

5/12/2014 - Researchers at China's Sun Yat-sen University have discovered one of the mechanisms by which green tea helps lower cholesterol levels, as well as identified at least two of the specific chemicals responsible for the process. Green tea has been an important component of traditional Chinese medicine...

Reduce glaucoma risk by drinking more green tea

4/18/2014 - Glaucoma is a condition of the eyes that can have devastating effects, particularly if it is not discovered in time to reverse or stop it. Rather than a single eye disease, glaucoma is a group of conditions that can cause damage to the optic nerve. This damage, in turn, can lead to a loss of vision....

Another amazing reason to drink green tea

4/10/2014 - Many of us know that green tea has many amazing, scientifically backed health benefits (especially in regard to cancer prevention). Add another benefit to the list! A new study out of the University of Basel which was published in the journal Psychopharmacology demonstrated the first known example of...

Six health benefits of drinking more green tea

1/27/2014 - Although green tea is one of the most popular drinks in the entire world, its consumption has quickly become one of the biggest health trends, and for good reason. By simply consuming more green tea, you can possibly improve your overall health. These six health benefits of green tea may convince you...

Green tea polyphenols again shown to dramatically lower risk of breast and prostate cancers

9/22/2013 - The scientific evidence in support of the cancer-fighting benefits of consuming green tea and standardized extracts of green tea polyphenols is overwhelming. The ancient Chinese have known the healing properties of sipping green tea for several millennia, while western nutrition science has been much...

Green tea antioxidants improve memory, cognition and spatial awareness

9/16/2013 - Natural health enthusiasts have known for years that a fresh brewed cup of green tea provides an antioxidant punch that lowers the risk of developing many deadly lines of cancer, lowers the risk of developing dementia and can even boost metabolism to assist weight loss efforts. Those same health-minded...

Multi-modal effects of green tea combine to combat disease and extend lifespan

9/6/2013 - For centuries, the Chinese have understood the healing nature of green tea. Only recently have we come to understand that the lightly fermented tea leaves used to brew green tea are endowed with a special class of flavonoid known as Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), that has been shown to positively...

Green tea really does improve your memory

9/1/2013 - You've heard it before, but it's true: Green tea, one of the most studied substances in recent history, really does help improve your memory. That is the not-so-new conclusion of Chinese researchers who essentially have reaffirmed that the chemical properties of green tea tend to affect the generation...

Bioactive compounds found in green tea and red wine halt Alzheimer's disease progression

8/21/2013 - Alzheimer's disease is characterized by an unnatural accumulation of amyloid plaque aggregates around nerve synapses that block the transmission of electrical and chemical transmitters that allow the brain to retain a high level of cognitive function and to store and retain memories. Millions of middle...

Six undeniable, research-proven reasons to drink green tea daily

8/7/2013 - There have been many studies on green tea consumption's health benefits as well as the benefits of green tea extracts. Obviously, drinking green tea has more traditional roots in Asian countries than in western nations. Drinking green tea has become more popular in western countries, since its health...

Lower cancer risk found in green tea drinkers

6/21/2013 - In case you haven't noticed, some of the most recent breakthroughs in terms of battling cancer have come from natural, not traditional medicinal, sources. That trend is continuing, according to the results of a large new study which found that older women who regularly drink green tea may have less...

Fab-4 superfoods: Pomegranate, curcumin, green tea and broccoli help fight prostate cancer

6/19/2013 - Prostate cancer continues to be one of the most prominent forms of the disease, accounting for more than 235,000 diagnoses each year in the U.S. alone, with nearly 30,000 deaths. As with many forms of cancer, prostate cancer is the result of years and decades of lifestyle transgressions such as smoking,...

Green tea consumption shown to lower stroke risk by nearly 30 percent

6/10/2013 - Stroke is a devastating medical event that debilitates more than 800,000 Americans each year and kills nearly 150,000. Along with cardiovascular disease, many people continue to think that vascular diseases are a normal part of the aging process and take the statistics and mortality figures in stride....

Green tea lowers cholesterol

3/21/2013 - You may have already heard that green tea is good for your heart, but did you know that it also lowers your cholesterol levels and decreases your risk of disability as you age? The cholesterol finding comes from an analysis of 14 randomized controlled trials involving a total of 1,136 participants...

Green tea catechins block the formation of plaques to help prevent Alzheimer's disease

3/14/2013 - As new cases of Alzheimer's disease are expected to quadruple over the next several decades, Big Pharma researchers are plowing billions of research dollars into finding a synthetic cure for an illness that has its roots deeply seated in poor diet, excess stress and a generally unhealthy lifestyle....

Another reason to drink green tea - Greatly reduce your risk of Alzheimer's

2/21/2013 - Perhaps there is no beverage studied for health benefits more than green tea. It has been established as having anti-aging properties, promoting cardiovascular health, protecting against diabetes, reversing chronic fatigue syndrome, and exhibiting anti-cancer properties. The major active ingredient...

Recent findings reveal green tea treats acne

12/26/2012 - Recently, two studies were performed to measure the potential of green tea in acne treatment and the results give hope for those looking for an alternative. The findings of these recent studies show that when applied to the affected area, green tea can reduce sebum production, inflammation and bacterial...

Green tea shown to block carbohydrate breakdown to prevent blood glucose spikes

11/27/2012 - Rapidly changing levels of blood glucose as a response to eating a high carbohydrate meal is now widely recognized as a trigger for many chronic illnesses ranging from heart disease to cancer, metabolic dysfunction and diabetes. Researchers have uncovered a host of naturally occurring compounds that...

More research verifies green tea's cancer-fighting abilities

11/5/2012 - Many studies have demonstrated evidence of several health benefits from drinking green tea, including lowering the risk of cancer. A recent large scale statistical survey to determine green tea's cancer prevention potential, first reported by Reuters then published in the American Journal of Clinical...

Green tea plus citrus provides new level of cancer protection

10/2/2012 - A large study was recently carried out in Japan to assess citrus fruit consumption as a means of preventing cancer. The results were surprising: citrus fruit had a markedly lower risk for multiple cancers, but only for green tea drinkers. More importantly, daily citrus consumption provided significant...

Green tea catechins shown to shrink cancerous tumors in humans

9/14/2012 - Natural health advocates have understood and demonstrated the potent antioxidant and anti-cancer properties of green tea consumption for decades. The Chinese have brewed the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant for more than 5,000 years to benefit human health. Catechins such as epigallocatechin 3-gallate...

Scientists discover green tea boosts brain cell production, aids memory

9/13/2012 - If you think drinking green tea seems to make your thinking more clear, you probably aren't imagining it. Research just published in the journal Molecular Nutrition & Food Research reveals natural properties of green tea actually affect the generation of new brain cells linked to improved memory and...

Win the battle of the bulge with probiotics and green tea

9/6/2012 - With obesity reaching epidemic proportions, new ways to slim down are in demand. Instead of fad diets and strange drinks, try natural green tea and probiotics. Both are found to be exceptionally effective in helping individuals shed extra pounds and maintain healthful weight. Several studies have...

Proof that green tea reduces "bad" cholesterol levels

7/10/2012 - Green tea has always been cited to improve a number of health benefits through its consumption. A recent study targeted LDL, or "bad" cholesterol and brought forth evidence that green tea reduces those levels. The question of how much and whether or not green tea should serve as a medical alternative...

Study reveals green tea drinkers show less disability with age

7/3/2012 - Probably no other beverage has been studied as much recently as green tea. It seems there is an inexhaustible list of benefits. Most recently, a study has determined that senior citizens who drink green tea have better control of their bodies to remain functional as they age. The latest study conducted...

Green tea intake may reduce the risk of gynecologic cancers

5/8/2012 - Before undergoing a fermentation process that turns it into the black tea widely enjoyed by millions of Americans today, green tea, also known as Camellia sinensis, naturally contains a variety of antiviral and anti-cancer compounds with many proven health benefits. And a recent review published in...

Green tea extract coupled with quercetin kills cancer tumor cells

4/23/2012 - Green tea catechins such as EGCG have effectively been shown to increase metabolism as an aid to weight loss and have demonstrated a long history as a potent tool to fight many different types of cancer. Compounds in green tea act as powerful antioxidants that can promote apoptosis or programmed cell...

Boku unveils Matcha Green Tea with extraordinary nutritional profile; 500% more antioxidants than goji berries

3/7/2012 - The good news about the health benefits of green tea just keeps getting better, it seems. In just the last two years, we've published dozens of stories about green tea and its surprisingly wide range of health benefits (see below). And today, one of the most respected superfood companies in the health...

Green tea helps maintain functional ability and prevent cognitive decline as we age

2/12/2012 - Green tea has long been hailed as a cardio-protective beverage due to its ability to lower levels of oxidized LDL cholesterol, an established heart disease risk factor. It has also been shown to promote brain health because the active compound, EGCG (Epigallocatechin gallate) freely crosses the blood-brain...

Green tea consumption linked to improvements in total and LDL cholesterol

12/12/2011 - Numerous studies have confirmed the health-supportive benefits of green tea consumption, as the ancient Chinese drink helps to prevent many forms of cancer and lowers the risk from cognitive decline and dementia. The result of a systematic literature search published in the Journal of the American Dietetic...

Prevent cancer with green tea - know how much is needed

12/3/2011 - If you take green tea to reduce your risk of cancer, are you really getting enough? Up until recently, population studies have had mixed results, making it difficult to give clear-cut guidelines on green tea intake. But now, several new meta-studies have begun to shed light on how much green tea is...

Green tea found to lower LDL cholesterol levels

12/2/2011 - Green tea hits the spotlight once again, this time as a natural remedy for lowering LDL cholesterol levels. It has already been shown to prevent flu, improve heart health, and fight obesity, and now researchers at Western University of Health Sciences in California say green tea can also shave a few...

Study: Drinking green tea can help to lower 'bad' cholesterol levels

11/30/2011 - The benefits of drinking green tea are numerous, as various studies have shown that compounds in green tea help to mitigate conditions like obesity, diabetes, autoimmune disorders, and cancer (http://www.naturalnews.com/green_tea.html). And a recent study published in the Journal of the American Dietetic...

Does green tea have caffeine? Seven things you need to know

11/23/2011 - If you want to completely eliminate caffeine from your diet, you will have to add green tea to your list of forbidden foods. However, if you merely want to reduce your caffeine intake, you may want to substitute green tea for coffee as your morning pick-me-up beverage. Consider these facts about green...

Green tea supplements prevent flu better than vaccination

11/22/2011 - Flu season is now in full swing and seasonal vaccinations are being pushed from every corner. Nonetheless, a recent clinical trial showed that green tea-based supplements reduced the risk of flu by 75%. This is far better than the 60% risk reduction recently reported in the Lancet for vaccinations....

Green tea confirmed as a weight loss nutrient and heart health antioxidant

11/15/2011 - Green tea (and its less refined cousin, white tea) has been a part of the ancient Chinese tradition for countless generations, in large part due to its rich endowment of bioactive catechins. Many studies over the past decade have shown that green tea is a powerful tool to improve metabolism in a way...

Green tea inhibits extra weight gain and can help prevent obesity

10/25/2011 - Reporting in the research journal Obesity, researchers continue to mount crucial evidence to support green tea as an agent in the war against overweight and obesity. Green tea (and its less refined cousin, white tea) is shown to slow weight gain and may be a key tool in the obesity epidemic impacting...

Green tea shown to fight obesity

10/18/2011 - Pennsylvania State University researchers have discovered yet another impressive property of green tea - it can slow down weight gain and counter obesity. This recent study analyzed the health development of a test group of obese mice that were fed a high-fat diet mixed with green tea extracts, and...

Green tea alters gene expression to improve cholesterol metabolism

9/21/2011 - Green tea consumption has been shown to benefit many health issues ranging from help with weight management to cancer prevention and treatment. New research published in the British Journal of Nutrition explains that the natural extract from the Camellia sinensis plant has a powerful effect on cholesterol...

Green tea and cocoa epicatechin flavonoids lower diabetes risk and extend lifespan

6/27/2011 - New research published in the Journal of Nutrition provides evidence that potent epicatechin flavonoids from extracts of green tea and cocoa lower the destructive effects of high blood sugar. This can effectively prevent damage that ravages the major organs and especially the coronary arteries lining...

Green tea polyphenols shown to prevent fatal autoimmune diseases

6/21/2011 - The Chinese have known the healing power of green tea for generations. Many believe that the unprocessed tea leaves can help to prevent or even cure many chronic diseases including heart disease, cancer and dementia. Volumes of scientific evidence now provide compelling proof that the active polyphenol...

Green tea exports banned from Japan after testing high for radioactive cesium

6/7/2011 - The Japanese government has banned exports of green tea from four agricultural regions of Japan after leaves there tested positive for high levels of radioactive cesium. According to reports from the UK's Telegraph, green tea leaves from parts of Tochigi, Chiba, and Kanagawa, as well as from the entire...

Drinking green tea lowers body weight and reduces fat accumulation

4/20/2011 - Compelling evidence presented in the journal Nutrition Research makes the irrefutable connection among green tea consumption, lowered body weight and reduced levels of dangerous belly fat. Drinking between 5 and 8 cups of green tea each day was shown to lower body weight by 5.6% and to decrease abdominal...

Green tea fights cancer, free radical damage, aging and obesity

4/15/2011 - Would you drink a beverage that has repeatedly been shown to fight cancer initiation and proliferation, prevent damaging genetic mutations and negate the effects of free radicals that cause the outward signs of aging? Green tea and members of the tea family including black and white teas have passed...

Follow this ancient Chinese tradition to prevent chronic disease

2/15/2011 - The healing capacity of green tea has been understood and cultivated by the Chinese for more than 5,000 years. Western medicine has been very slow to embrace the many health benefits attributed to drinking green tea, as it has been with many super foods known to lower the risk of chronic disease. Researchers...

Green tea better at preventing cancer and dementia than previously thought

1/12/2011 - For years, NaturalNews has covered the mounting research linking green tea and its extracts to a host of disease-fighting benefits -- from halting the progression of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (http://www.naturalnews.com/029055_leukemia_green_tea.html) and reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease...

Fight the flu with green tea

12/19/2010 - It`s flu season again. During this time of year, flu shots and over the counter drugs seem to be lurking around every corner. However, many are becoming increasingly uncomfortable with relying on Big Pharma for their flu prevention and treatment needs. Fortunately, research continues to demonstrate...

Green tea compounds found to help halt leukemia

10/8/2010 - An extract from green tea may slow the progression of the most common form of leukemia, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Mayo Clinic and presented at the annual meeting of the "American Society of Clinical Oncology." The study was conducted on 42 patients suffering from early-stage...

Green Tea and DHA: Nutrients Promote Health and Assist Weight Loss

9/25/2010 - Green tea and the Omega-3 fatty acid DHA combine to provide a powerful natural shield against certain forms of cancer, heart disease, stroke and dementia while assisting weight loss and maintenance. Both of these nutrients directly target gene sequences which have been shown to lower disease risk while...

Scientists discover how polyphenols in green tea may protect health of diabetics

8/17/2010 - Having a cup of tea involves a lot more than meets the eye -- and the taste buds. It turns out that many varieties of teas contain phytochemicals loaded with a host of health benefits. For example, as NaturalNews has previously reported, green tea in particular may help prevent and treat osteoporosis...

Scientists discover how red wine and green tea polyphenols stop prostate cancer

6/24/2010 - A major new discovery just reported in the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) journal could be a major advance in the treatment of prostate cancer. Not only have the phytonutrients in red wine and green tea been found to halt prostate cancer growth, a team of French and...

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia breakthrough: green tea extract halts cancer progression in majority of patients

6/23/2010 - According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is a form of cancer that causes the number of white blood cells called B lymphocytes, or B cells, to increase abnormally. Eventually, the cancerous cells can move through the blood to the liver, spleen, and other...

Green tea blocks lung cancer

5/27/2010 - Drinking at least a cup of green tea a day may significantly decrease a person's risk of lung cancer, according to a study conducted by researchers from Shan Medical University in Taiwan. Cancer rates are significantly lower in Asia than in other parts of the world, and high consumption of green...

Green tea prevents eye disease

4/17/2010 - Recent research out of Hong Kong is indicating that certain substances found in green tea work to penetrate eye tissue and prevent eye disease. Catechins, a type of antioxidant, are one such substance that researchers say helps to prevent ocular degeneration and oxidative stress. Published in the...

Green tea nutrients may prevent glaucoma

3/10/2010 - Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in the U.S., according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). It comes like a silent thief, gradually stealing sight and usually providing no warning symptoms in the early stages. But as the disease progresses, damage to the optic nerve grows worse...

Green Tea Extracts Halt Growth of Prostate Cancer Tumors

2/5/2010 - An extract made from one of the main antioxidants found in green tea may be able to slow the progression of prostate cancer, according to a study conducted by researchers from Louisiana state University and published in Cancer Prevention Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. Researchers...

Green tea nutrients prevent and treat brain disorders

12/17/2009 - The December issue of Nature Chemical Biology contains a study that reveals the powerful effect of the green tea component EGCG in preventing and treating serious brain disorders like Alzheimer's, Huntington's, and Parkinson's diseases. When combined with another isolated component, the elements therapeutically...

Green tea eases stress and fatigue from overworking

11/23/2009 - (Natural News) Green tea has an impressive of list of health benefits. Studies have reported that green tea can help prevent Alzheimer's, certain cancers, and improve cardiovascular health. Some health experts have asserted that green tea can help alleviate stress as well. But until recently there...

Making Mouths Smile: Green Tea may Help Prevent Oral Cancer, Researchers Say

11/20/2009 - Green tea lovers like to grab a steaming hot cup of the stuff because it tastes so good in their mouth; now, they can grab it because it's so good for their mouth. According to a study recently published in the journal Cancer Prevention Research, people with precancerous oral lesions were able to slow...

More evidence brews about green tea's benefits: it may prevent oral cancer

11/19/2009 - According to the American Cancer Society, approximately 35,720 new cases of oral and/or pharynx cancer will strike Americans this year. And, unfortunately, less than 50% of these people are expected to live for five years or more after diagnosis. However, scientists may have found a natural substance...

Green tea reduces risk of blood cancers by 42 percent

11/9/2009 - (Natural News) A Japanese green tea study has determined impressive results regarding the reduction of blood and lymph cancers. Tohoku University researchers found a 42 percent reduction for blood cancers and 48 percent reduction for lymph cancers with high green tea consumption. To arrive at these...

New research from Japan: Green tea fights blood and liver cancer, as well as pneumonia

11/2/2009 - Three new studies by Japanese scientists add even more evidence to what already is an astounding mountain of data showing green tea protects and heals the human body. All of the research is based on findings from the huge Ohsaki National Health Insurance Cohort Study in Japan which involved 41,761 Japanese...

Green Tea could Naturally Prevent and Treat Osteoporosis, Scientists Say

10/8/2009 - According to the National Institute of Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), the bone thinning condition known as osteoporosis is a major public health threat for 44 million Americans, 68 percent of whom are women. Approximately 10 million Americans already have osteoporosis and another...

Green Tea Nutrients Prevent Leukemia

8/25/2009 - One of the potent antioxidants found in green tea may slow and possibly even reverse the progress of leukemia. Scientists have been aware since 1970s that green tea can help fight cancer, as demonstrated by lower cancer rates in countries with high consumption of the beverage. In 2004, a study showed...

Green Tea Prevents Prostate Cancer

8/18/2009 - Green tea has been used as a medicine for over five thousands years in Chinese medicine. The plant, called Camellia sinensis, has been used to treat many health issues. The tea has been known to lower cholesterol, cure headaches, improve cognition in Alzheimer's patients, dissolve blood clots, speed...

Five Cups and More of Green Tea Billed as Best Defense from Cancer, Says Japanese Research

8/17/2009 - Moderation in all things may typically be the best route to all-around health, but when it comes to green tea consumption, moderation does not equal disease prevention. In fact, as many as five cups of green tea or more - clearly not a moderate amount - is believed to be the best defense from cancer. If...

Green Tea Shown to Fight Colds, Flu and Even Cancer

6/7/2009 - Various health benefits have been discovered in relation to drinking green tea and taking green tea extracts. These benefits include such things as decreasing the severity of cold and flu symptoms and decreasing the risk and growth of cancer. Green tea is made from the leaves of the plant Camellia...

The Emperor's Guard: Green Tea Protects the Heart

3/18/2009 - Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) views the heart as the master of the body and the emperor of the organ networks. It generates chi, the vital energy of the body, and thus is the root of all life1. Without a healthy heart, the body is fragile and stale. While many of us know that heart disease is rampant...

Green Tea and Breast Cancer Prevention: What the Experts Say

2/20/2009 - How effective is green tea at preventing, reversing or treating breast cancer? And can green tea help improve the outcome of chemotherapy for patients who choose chemical poisons as their treatment of choice? I searched through my library of natural health books and found the following quotes on...

Swap Your Coffee for Green Tea

12/26/2008 - Perhaps one thing that gives the Japanese their relative good health and longevity is green tea. Research has linked an increased consumption of this infusion with a reduced risk of conditions such as cancer and heart disease. This lovely cup of tea will not only keep you cosy this winter, but may increase...

Green Tea Benefits Type 1 Diabetes and Sjogren’s Syndrome

12/2/2008 - With its wide-ranging and well-known array of health benefits, green tea is becoming ever more popular as a daily beverage. And a recent study carried out on mice at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta has found that a compound present in green tea could slow down or even prevent type 1 diabetes....

Study Shows Green Tea Reduces Risk of Heart Disease

11/21/2008 - Drinking green tea may help prevent heart disease and stroke, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Athens Medical School in Greece and published in the European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention. "A couple of cups a day would probably be a good dose for people," researcher Charalambos...

New Findings Show Astounding Cancer Prevention Effects of Black Raspberries, Blueberries, Olive Leaves and Green Tea

9/26/2008 - Three studies presented at the American Association for Cancer Research's Sixth Annual International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research in Philadelphia have demonstrated the powerful cancer-fighting benefits of dark berries, green tea and olive leaves, and suggest that gels and beverages...

Green Tea and IP6: Effective Pancreatic Cancer Preventative and Treatment

9/11/2008 - Substances found in green tea and high fiber foods have been found effective in the treatment and prevention of pancreatic cancer, an extremely virulent form of disease with few effective treatments. Pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the U.S., so any indication of an effective...

More Good News on the Benefits of Drinking Green Tea

7/21/2008 - We've heard of the benefits of green tea but what about the evidence. The scientific community has shown strong interest in uncovering just what the benefits might be. Some have been cautious and say that there is limited long term evidence that green tea can combat certain diseases (1). However,...

Green Tea Compounds Prevent Memory Loss From Lack of Oxygen

6/6/2008 - People with sleep apnea, a disorder that affects more than 12 million people in the United States, literally stop breathing repeatedly during their sleep, sometimes for a minute or longer. With the most serious form, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), this can happen hundreds of times during a single night...

Green Tea Shown to Reduce Risk of Ovarian and Colorectal Cancers

5/6/2008 - Green tea has rapidly entered the American market as a claimed cure and preventative for almost everything that ails mankind. It seems too good to be true, but now we are finding out that it is true. Recent studies reveal green tea's benefits as an antioxidant, promoter of glucose tolerance, protector...

Green Tea Nutrient EGCG Blocks Diabetes-Promoting Effects of High Fructose Corn Syrup

2/19/2008 - While new research suggests that beverages containing high fructose corn syrup may increase a person's risk of contracting diabetes, the same study has also found evidence that a chemical in tea vastly counterbalances the cell-damaging effect of the sweetener. Researchers discovered that beverages...

Green tea prevents bladder inflammation

1/21/2008 - Green tea might be useful as an herbal remedy to treat or prevent inflammatory bladder disease, according to researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. According to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA) in Anaheim, California, two...

Green tea found to ease inflammation, arthritis pain

12/31/2007 - A new study has found that a compound in green tea may help people with rheumatoid arthritis avoid inflammation and joint damage. The study, conducted by University of Michigan researchers, was presented April 29 at the Experimental Biology 2007 conference in Washington, D.C. "Our research is a very...

Recent Research Highlights: Oily fish, resveratrol, green tea, vitamin D and tomato extract

7/7/2007 - • Benefits of eating fish outweigh potential risks Researchers at Harvard University analyzed the benefits and risks of eating fish, a potential source of mercury and dioxin contamination. They calculated that eating one to two fish meals per week, especially fish high in omega-3 fats, reduced...

Consumption of green tea associated with reduced mortality in Japanese adults (press release)

10/30/2006 - Adults in Japan who consumed higher amounts of green tea had a lower risk of death due to all causes and due to cardiovascular disease, according to a study in the September 13 issue of JAMA. But there was no link between green tea consumption and a reduced risk of death due to cancer. Tea is the...

Coca-Cola jumps on green tea bandwagon, launches Enviga beverage with negative calorie claims

10/12/2006 - On Wednesday, soft drink giant Coca-Cola announced its new carbonated, "negative-calorie" green tea product Enviga, to be produced in partnership with Nestle. Coca-Cola has said three 12-ounce servings of Enviga will burn 60 to 100 calories in healthy 18-35-year-olds, with the beverage's 5 calories...

A Cup of Green Tea Per Day May Help Keep Skin Cancer Away (press release)

10/12/2006 - Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, and it is estimated that more than 1 million cases of basal and squamous cell cancer will be diagnosed this year according to the Centers for Disease Control. While avoiding prolonged sun exposure, the regular and proper use of sunscreen,...

Green tea extract may help prevent type-2 diabetes through improved glucose tolerance

10/10/2006 - A new study by DSM Nutritional Products shows that epigallocatechin gallate, commonly known as EGCG, improves glucose tolerance in diabetic rodents and could be a positive addition to dietary prevention of type 2 diabetes, if the results can be applied to humans. "To our knowledge, we provide the...

Green Tea Helps With Skin Cancer (press release)

9/13/2006 - Green tea beverages are showing signs of being able to prevent skin cancer. Santos K. Katiyar, Ph.D., UAB assistant professor of dermatology, has led a series of animal studies on the preventive effects of certain green tea antioxidant compounds, called polyphenols. One study shows that the compound...

Green tea found to significantly reduce risk of death, heart disease

9/13/2006 - A Japanese study found that drinking green tea can lower the risk of death from a variety of illnesses, including cardiovascular disease. The Tohoku University study -- started in 1994 -- looked at 40,530 healthy adults aged 40 to 79 who lived in Northeastern Japan, where roughly 80 percent of people...

Green tea chemical shows protective effect against Huntington's disease

9/9/2006 - -- New research published in the September issue of the journal Human Molecular Genetics has shown that the green tea extract epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) may interfere with the accumulation of proteins in the brain that cause Huntington's disease. Huntington's disease is commonly thought to be...

Interview: Dr. Christine Horner discusses choices women can make to prevent breast cancer

8/28/2006 - Mike:Hello, everyone. Thanks for joining us. This is Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, with Christine Horner, M.D. She is a breast cancer expert, book author and nutritional supplement formulator. Thanks for joining us today. You have a book called "Waking the Warrior Goddess: Dr. Christine Horner's Program...

A Cup of Green Tea Per Day May Help Keep Skin Cancer Away (press release)

8/23/2006 - Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, and it is estimated that more than 1 million cases of basal and squamous cell cancer will be diagnosed this year according to the Centers for Disease Control. While avoiding prolonged sun exposure, the regular and proper use of sunscreen,...

New Weight Control Nasal Spray Uses Hot Peppers, Licorice and Green Tea (press release)

7/27/2006 - A company famous for inventing the world’s first hot pepper nasal spray is about to introduce the world’s first weight control nasal spray also made with natural pepper extracts. Sinus Buster Weight Control Formula is a completely natural nasal spray utilizing an exclusive hot pepper extract in combination...

Green Tea and the “Asian Paradox” (press release)

7/13/2006 - There is a lower incidence of cardiovascular disease and cancer in Asia where people smoke heavily, which may be accounted for by high consumption of tea, particularly green tea, according to a review article published by a Yale School of Medicine researcher. “We do not yet have a full explanation...

New herbal supplement product uses green tea and cinnamon for controlling diabetes

7/28/2004 - There's a new nutritional supplement available for people suffering from Type 2 diabetes. It's called The Body Rejuvenator, marketed by Lafayette Miracle Solutions. Now, I'm not familiar with this company, nor have I tried this product. I'm discussing it here because it contains two key ingredients...

Green tea from China found to be contaminated with alarming levels of pesticides

7/20/2004 - China is angry over a test of its green tea exports that turned up alarming levels of pesticides. But rather than turning to its agricultural practices and limiting the use of pesticides, China is attacking the testing methods used to detect the pesticides in the first place. Let me say this bluntly:...

Green tea shown to be a powerful defender against cardiovascular disease

6/10/2004 10:30:23 PM - New research conducted at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is demonstrating that green tea blocks the formation of plaque in the arteries -- atherosclerosis. Green tea has long been used as a powerful healing herb for heart disease patients, and this new research certainly backs that up. The...

Green tea shown to kill cancer cells; pharmaceutical industry can't wait to exploit findings

5/19/2004 11:30:25 AM - Researchers from the Mayo Clinic have found that phytochemicals in green tea kill cancer cells. Green tea was chosen because it has long been observed that populations around the world that consume green tea experience far lower rates of cancer. Green tea also has no negative side effects, unlike...

Green tea phytochemicals shown to prevent breast cancer, colon cancer, lung cancer and more

12/11/2003 3:19:41 PM - New research shows just how powerful the phytochemicals in green tea are turning out to be: they are now known to prevent breast cancer, pancreatic cancer, colon cancer, lung cancer and other forms of cancer. In fact, if green tea were a prescription drug, it would be called a "miracle cancer cure"...

New research shows green tea fights cancer, heart disease, cholesterol and obesity

12/11/2003 3:19:27 PM - The healing powers of green tea just keep on coming. This is a miraculous natural food -- even a superfood -- that fights so many diseases at once that it should rightly be called a "miracle food." New research is showing that green tea simultaneously prevents cancer, defends against heart disease,...

Green tea demonstrates yet another stunning medicinal achievement against HIV

11/11/2003 10:13:22 PM - The good news on green tea just keeps on coming: new research shows that compounds found in green tea not only prevent cancer and heart disease, they also provide a defense against HIV. I consume green tea every day, along with other superfoods like chlorella and spirulina. These are the foods of...

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