Green tea may ease mental distress: Study
Drinking five cups of green tea per day may reduce the incidence of psychological distress by 20 per cent, says a new study from Japan.
Green tea slashes heart disease death risk: Study
Seven cups of green tea a day over the long-term may massively reduce the risk of death from colorectal cancer and heart disease, suggests a new study from Japan.
The cells of regular tea drinkers may have a younger biological age than cells from non-drinkers, according to new research from China.
Green tea may protect against blood cell cancer
Drinking five or more cups of green tea per day may reduce the risk of blood- and lymph-based cancers by about 50 per cent, says a new study from Japan.
Green tea’s anti-prostate cancer potential gains support
Consuming green tea may reduce levels of compounds linked to prostate cancer progression, according to findings of a small study with 26 men with prostate cancer.
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Tetley red-carded over UK green tea ad
The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has told Tetley Tea to amend advertising for a green tea product that implied antioxidant-derived energy and health benefits.
High-potency green tea extract launched
Blue California has launched a 95 percent EGCG tea extract it is targeting at functional foods and beverages as well as cosmeceuticals.
White tea extract has potential anti-obesity effect
An extract from white tea can reduce the number of new fat cells produced and break down the fat in existing ones, according to new research which could help in the battle against obesity.
Tate & Lyle enters high-dose green tea extract market
Tate & Lyle has continued its push into the health and wellness area by linking with a Canadian coffee and tea specialist to distribute a green tea extract in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Green tea may protect gums against disease
Consuming green tea may offer protection against gum disease, a condition that may affect over 30 per cent of the population, suggests a new study from Japan.
Green tea may protect against breast cancer: Study
Regular consumption of green tea may reduce a woman’s risk of breast cancer by about 12 per cent, according to a new study from the US and China.
Green tea catechins linked to weight loss: Study
Antioxidant compounds in green tea could help promote exercise-induced abdominal fat loss, according to a new study from the American Society of Nutrition.
Green tea extract may lower blood pressure: study
Daily supplements of extracts from green tea (Camellia sinensis) may reduce blood pressure, cholesterol and markers of oxidative stress, and all within three weeks, says a new study.
Green tea catechins go nano: study
The controlled release of green tea catechins may be achieved by encapsulated in chitosan-tripolyphosphate nanoparticles, suggests new research.
Green tea's heart benefits gain support
Regular consumption of green tea may improve the function of
endothelial cells - cells lining the walls of blood vessels - and
boost cardiovascular health, according to new research from Greece.
Green tea extracts show promise for sleep-disordered breathing
Antioxidant-rich extracts from green tea may reduce the effects of
oxidative stress caused by breathing problems while people are
sleeping, according to US researchers.
Green tea extract may counter fatigue for workaholics
Supplements of the green tea compound EGCG may offset the signs of
physical and mental fatigue associated with modern stressful lives,
suggests research from Japan.
Green tea's Alzheimer protection gets more support
Green tea catechins may inhibit the loss of reference and working
memory linked to plaque formation in the brain, say research from
Japan, adding to claims that the beverage may help ward off
Green tea shows superbug-battling potential
Green tea can boost the potential of antibiotics to battle
superbugs and other bacterial strains and even make previously
antibiotic-resistant bacteria susceptible to treatment, according
to "surprised" Egyptian scientists.
Black tea compounds may protect against diabetes
Compounds in black tea may be able to mimic insulin and help
prevent diabetes, suggests new research from Scotland.
Science will help support green tea market, report finds
The market for green tea extracts is expected to grow by more than
13 per cent for the next seven years and emerging markets in
eastern Europe will open new opportunities, a report has said.
Green tea extracts could be meat preservatives
Indian scientists are looking into the potential of green tea
polyphenols to stop the oxidation of fat in meat products, thereby
extending shelf-life and preventing off-flavours.
Green tea extract's Janus Effect on stomach health: study
The green tea polyphenol (-)-epicatechin-3-gallate (ECG) may slash
the risk of gastric cancer among women by 75 per cent, suggests a
new study from Japan.
Green tea shows benefits against fatty liver
Extracts from green tea may stop the build-up of fatty deposits in
the liver, and offer benefits for this silent killer linked to
obesity, suggests a new study with mice.
Green tea extracts may stop Parkinson's: study
The antioxidant effects of green tea polyphenols may protect
neurons against the detrimental effects of reactive oxygen species
(ROS) and nitric oxide (NO), thereby offering potential benefits
for Parkinson's, says new research...
Citrus boosts tea's antioxidant punch - study
Combining citrus juice or vitamin C with green tea or its extracts
could increase the absorption of antioxidants from the tea up to
13-fold, suggests new research.
Green tea may halve prostate cancer risk
Drinking five cups of green tea a day may reduce the risk of
prostate cancer by 48 per cent, reports a new study from Japan.
DSM takes big step for nutritional products in China
DSM has today announced it will restructure manufacturing at its
Nutritional Products arm in China, a move it called a "big step" in
its plan for Asian expansion.
Green tea may cut oral cancer risk - study
Drinking five or more cups of green tea a day may reduce a woman's
risk of mouth cancer, but men may not experience similar benefits,
suggests a new study from Japan.
Green tea spurs detox chemical production
A new clinical study provided evidence that green tea catechins can
stimulate production of cancer-protective enzymes in people with
low natural levels - the first to demonstrate this effect in
humans, say researchers.
Green tea may stop colon cancer in its tracks - study
Green tea may stop the growth of colon tumours in their infancy,
suggests a new study using mice, but merely drinking green tea
offers no benefits against larger tumours.
Green tea ingredient rides trend
A green tea extract has been launched by Danisco as a food
ingredient, reinforcing the perceived benefits of the antioxidant
and its "consumer friendly" appeal.
USP calls for caution on black cohosh and green tea extracts
The US Pharmacopeia (USP) is asking manufacturers to label dietary
supplements containing green tea extracts and black cohosh with a
cautionary statement for liver damage.
Green tea drinking may halve the colorectal cancer risk
Regularly drinking antioxidant-rich green tea may halve the risk of
colon and rectal cancer, suggests a new study based in China.
Green tea extract may boost blood vessel health
The heart healthy reputation of epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG),
the main extract from green tea, may be due in part to improvement
in blood flow through the vessels, suggests a clinical trial from
EGCG from tea may prevent arthritis - study
Epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) extracted from green tea may
inhibit the production of inflammatory molecules associated with
and joint damage in people with rheumatoid arthritis, scientists
More study needed on green tea HIV link
Drinking green tea may help to prevent the spread of the HIV virus,
a study suggests, but the authors have warned more research is
Milk in tea may hamper heart health benefits
The British way of drinking tea with milk may block the
cardiovascular benefits of the catechins, according to a small
study that highlights the need for nutrition studies to consider
confounding factors from the surrounding food...
Green tea improves blood lipid levels, say scientists
Regular consumption of the antioxidant rich green tea could reduce
blood lipid levels and cut the risk of developing heart disease,
suggests a small trial from Portugal.
DSM explores anti-diabetic activity of green tea extract
The green tea extract, epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), improved
glucose tolerance in diabetic rodents, and "could potentially
contribute to nutritional strategies for the prevention of type-2
diabetes," says a new study...
Green tea cuts risk of death, study
Drinking several cups of green tea every day could cut peoples'
risk of death from a range of diseases, but does not appear to
lower the chances of getting cancer, says a Japanese study.
Green tea extract may slow Huntington's disease
The green tea extract, epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), may slow
the accumulation of proteins that cause Huntington's disease,
German scientists have reported.
'Healthy' confectionery boosts market
New opportunities for health-focussed products in the confectionery
industry have bolstered the market, which is estimated to increase
by 16 per cent in the next four years to more than €115bn.
Tea linked to lower risk of bile stones and cancer
Drinking at least one cup of tea a day could cut the risk of cancer
in the gallbladder and bile ducts by about 40 per cent, suggests a
population-based study from China.
FDA blackballs green tea heart health claims
The evidence that green tea could benefit heart health are
"supportive" but not "conclusive", said the FDA, leaving the door
open to backing such health claims in the future.
DSM talks up weight loss with green tea extract at Vitafoods
Green tea extracts containing the catechin EGCG could help curb the
rise, and ease the complications of obesity, DSM Nutritional
Products tells attendees at Vitafoods in Geneva.
Caffeine could protect against diabetes
People who drink lots of green tea or coffee every day could lower
their risk of diabetes by 33 percent, a result linked to caffeine
content, says new research from Japan.
Fenchem gets organic approval for plant oils, green tea
Chinese health ingredients supplier Fenchem has been awarded
organic certification in the EU, US and Japan for its plant oils
and green tea extracts, and expects this will boost sales by as
much as 20 per cent.
Tea's brain health benefit link gets more support
Both green and black tea could protect against age-related diseases
like Alzheimer's, says a new study, adding yet more support to the
benefits of tea extract on brain health.