Tag: "polyphenol" at medical news
Intake of Polyphenol Speeds Up Fatty Acid Catabolism
... polyphenols are quickly and easily converted into polyphenol
metabolites. As part of the study, Boer examined...ms and effects of a polyphenol-rich diet. Relevant polyphenol
metabolites that are found in humans called Quercetin were also examined. Quercetin is a polypheno...
Adding Milk to Black Tea Wont Ruin Its Antioxidant Effects
...er the brew time, the greater the concentration of polyphenol
compounds in the tea. "Infusion time certainly makes a difference," said Garry Duthrie from the Rowett Research Institute in Aberdeen, who was part of the research team. But, a Simon Langley-Evans, from the University of Nottingham, UK, who cond...
Blood Pressure Tackled Better With Cocoa Than Tea
...products account for the major proportion of total polyphenol
intake in Western countries,' the authors write. 'However, cocoa and tea are currently not implemented in cardioprotective or anti-hypertensive dietary advice, although both have been associated with lower incidences of cardiovascular events.' Dirk...
Cocoa Polyphenols may Offer Diabetes Benefits - Study
... used in this study would be equivalent to a daily polyphenol
intake of five grams for a human, said Tomaru, or about 2.5 kg of normal chocolate. However, studies using flavonol-rich dark chocolate have reported positive effects with intakes of only 100 g of dark chocolate per day, providing a flavonol dose of ...
Green Tea and COX-2 Inhibitors Combine to Slow Growth of Prostate Cancer
...inhibitor celecoxib, administered with a green tea polyphenol
called pigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), can slow ...tar and his colleagues demonstrated that green tea polyphenol
EGCG has cancer-fighting abilities of its own. Their study, published in Cancer Research, showed tha...
Honeydew Honey Better Than Nectar Honey
...es (measured by the DPPH test) also had high total polyphenol
content, net absorbance (as colour parameter), pH and electrical conductivity. “These laboratory results show some aspects that people could use to get an idea about which honeys are likely to have the most potent antioxidant properties,” says Pére...
The Anti-HIV Properties Of Green Tea Uncovered
...inical Immunology. The study revealed that a major polyphenol
called epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) present in green tea has the ability to block the HIV from attacking the immune system. Previous studies have revealed the anti-cancer, anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory functions of EGCG, a flavonoid that ...
Coffee, Tea-Beneficial or not?
...es but also changes their flavor and reduces their polyphenol
content. The kind of green tea that the Japanese have access to is of better-quality than that of most North Americans’. The benefits or ills of Coffee are still not very clear having received both laurels and black marks in the medical literature. ...
Another dietary medicine for Alzheimer’s disease: Red cabbage
...s. The study tested red and white cabbage and its polyphenol
content. Approximately red cabbage contained 190 milligrams (mg) of polyphenols and 23 mg of anthocyanins per 100 grams of fresh weight, compared with 45 mg of polyphenols and 0.01 mg of anthocyanins per 100 grams in white cabbage. The antioxidant a...
Compound In Grapes And Red Wine To Counter Alzheimer's Disease
...studied for their health benefits. It is a natural polyphenol
occurring in abundance in several plants, including grapes, berries and peanuts, and is found in high concentrations in red wines. The researchers from the Litwin-Zucker Research Center for the Study of Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Disorders in M...
When it comes to health, all chocolates not the same.
...chemicals called flavonoids, a kind of antioxidant polyphenol
present in many fruits, vegetables, tea and red wine. Some studies indicate flavonoids protect the heart from damaging effects of unstable oxygen compounds called free radicals that, among other things, can damage blood vessels. According to a study...
Choose the apple wisely to keep the doctor away
...n under same farm conditions and then analysed for polyphenol
activity in the laboratory. The results pointed th...o light was that the skin contained five times ore polyphenol
activity than flesh. "When taste and texture do not matter, choosing an apple with a high proportio...