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Thai spice helps cut blood sugar swings
...ent. In Indian folk medicine as a dried powder or tea
it's indicated as a laxative and for rheumatism. As Malabar tamarind, it can substitute for lime, and in Ceylon it's used along with salt to cure fish. For HCA, though, the other half of the taste-benefit formula is much less clear. Animal studies s...
While on trail of dioxin, scientists pinpoint cancer target of green tea
appears to protect against cancer by affecting a "...tresses beliefs about the health benefits of green tea
with solid scientific evidence, has been cited as part of the best doctoral thesis produced by a stu...
Heart-healthy compound in chocolate identified
...cated that some flavanol-rich foods, such as wine, tea
and cocoa can offer cardiovascular health benefits, we have been able to demonstrate a direct relationship between the intake of certain flavanols present in cocoa, their absorption into the circulation and their effects on cardiovascular function in...
Green tea and the 'Asian Paradox'
... 100 experimental and clinical studies about green tea
in writing the article. He said one theory is that the average 1.2 liters of green tea
consumed daily by many people in Asia offers the anti-oxidant protective effects of the polyphenolic...
Psst! Coffee drinkers: Fruit flies have something to tell you about caffeine
...lies avoided the related bitter compounds found in tea
and cocoa -- chocolate -- and found that Gr66a also is required for the response to the compound in tea, but not for the one in chocolate," he says. Fruit flies often are used as experimental organisms because they grow quickly and are easy to mani...
Studies find general mechanism of cellular aging
...ing to calorically restrict yourself or take green tea
or resveratrol every day for years in an effort to prevent aging, wouldn't you like some evidence that these not entirely benign things were having a beneficial effect? Now we have a biomarker that can directly test the effects of such things," he sa...
Boosting brain power -- with chocolate
...resent in other substances such as red wine, green tea
and blueberries. He presented his research at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), one of the biggest annual gatherings of scientists from all over the world. This year's meeting takes place in San ...
Einstein's tea leaves inspire new blood separation technique
...The new method uses the same principle that causes tea
leaves to accumulate at the center of the bottom i...on to this phenomenon in 1926 when he noticed that tea
leaves collected at the center of the bottom of a stirred teacup instead of being expelled outward. ...