Tag: "catechins" at medical news
Have green tea to prevent prostate cancer
...an scientists have found out that having green tea catechins
for a year could prevent the incidence of cancer o... had been having oral administrations of green tea catechins
(GTC). While the property of green tea catechins
or a component of green tea called EGCG had been s...
Catechins in green tea show antiviral effect on influenza virus
...unts for approximately 50% of the total amounts of catechins
in green tea. The biochemical studies conducted ...ships of the green tea polyphenolic compounds. The catechins
were evaluated for their ability to inhibit influenza virus replication in cell culture and for pote...
Green tea’s health claims questioned: FD
... fluid ounces (150 mL) of green tea as a source of catechins
may reduce a number of risk factors associated wit...lusive, for this claim. (Green tea provides 125 mg catechins
per serving when brewed from tea and 125 mg catechins
as a pre-prepared beverage)." This petition ...
Hold the Milk Please
...uses blood vessels to relax or dilate. Tea-derived catechins
have the capacity of increasing blood flow, by the production of a chemical called nitric oxide. The FMD levels of the women, measured via ultrasound, were found to increase with consumption of black tea, and found to decrease when milk was added...
Green Tea may Protect the Bladder from Becoming Inflamed
...dy for many medical conditions. It is comprised of catechins
plant metabolites that provide it with many anti-oxidative properties. "We discovered that catechins
found in green tea protected both normal and cancerous bladder cells from inflammation when we expos...