Green tea, zinc, and hydroxychloroquine: Coronavirus cure?
(Natural News) The alt-media is all over the coronavirus – hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) scandal, with some news outlets even bravely talking about the importance of supplementing with zinc for maximum immune protection. But there is another healing component that few are mentioning, and it is probably already stocked away in your kitchen pantry. We are talking... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Curb your anxiety by drinking a cup of matcha green tea
(Natural News) Matcha can reduce anxiety by activating dopamine and serotonin receptors that are linked to anxious behavior, according to researchers from Kumamoto University in Japan. Matcha, which literally means “powdered tea,” refers to the powder made from finely ground leaves of shade-grown tea tree (Camellia sinensis). Matcha has been used medicinally since ancient times. In Japan, in particular, it is used to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Inside the Global Quest to Trace the Origins of COVID-19 —and Predict Where It Will Go Next
It wasn’t greed, or curiosity, that made Li Rusheng grab his shotgun and enter Shitou Cave. It was about survival. During Mao-era collectivization of the early 1970s, food was so scarce in the emerald valleys of southwestern China’s Yunnan province that farmers like Li could expect to eat meat only once a year–if they were lucky. So, craving protein, Li and his friends would sneak into the cave to hunt the creatures they could hear squeaking and fluttering inside: bats. Li would creep into the gloom and fire blindly at the vaulted ceiling, picking up any quarry that fell to the ground, while his companion...
Source: TIME: Health - July 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Charlie Campbell/ Yuxi, Yunnan and Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Magazine Source Type: news

How adding green tea extract to prepared foods may reduce the risk for norovirus
(Ohio State University) Infusing prepared foods with an edible coating that contains green tea extract may lower consumers' chances of catching the highly contagious norovirus by eating contaminated food, new research suggests. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - July 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

How to live longer - the best morning tea to prevent an early death and avoid diabetes
HOW to live longer: Prevent an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. But you could also increase your life expectancy, while also lowering your risk of diabetes symptoms, by adding green tea to your daily breakfast routine. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coffee versus matcha: Which gives you better sleep? (Yes, sleep)
(Natural News) Coffee and green tea are popular beverages, especially among those who need a pick-me-up to start their day. However, according to an expert, drinking green tea is ideal if you want to sleep better at night. Caffeine is a stimulant and consuming too many caffeinated drinks can affect your sleep quality. But if... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New therapeutic targets for treating memory impairment in Down syndrome
(IMIM (Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute)) Researchers from Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute studied the neural basis of intellectual disability in mice with Down syndrome and discovered that the neural networks of brain circuits relevant to memory and learning are over-activated and that the connectivity of these circuits is poor. They also identified biomarkers in brain rhythms that can predict memory deficits in the mice which are corrected by chronic treatment with a natural component of green tea, epigallocatechin gallate (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Green tea, turmeric and more: 12 Supplements and herbs that can naturally relieve pain caused by arthritis
(Natural News) Arthritis refers to a group of degenerative conditions that target the joints and the tissues that surround the joints. Common types of arthritis include osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and gout. Although each type is influenced by unique factors, arthritis is generally characterized by pain, stiffness and inflammation in the hands, hips and knees. Medicinal herbs,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Daily cup of green tea could be the answer to allergies by suppressing immune system responses
A study by academics at the Shinshu University in Nagano, Japan, has discovered a daily dose of green tea can help to lower a person's blood pressure and also help to regulate weight. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drinking green tea may help with food allergies
(Shinshu University) Drinking green tea increases Flavonifractor plautii in the gut, which in turn suppresses an allergic food immune response. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Adding turmeric to green tea enhances its health benefits, study finds
(Natural News) Green tea is considered the healthiest beverage on the planet and is known for its amazing health benefits. For centuries, it has been consumed both as a food and as a natural medicine that helps clear the mind and rid the body of toxins. Today, numerous studies on the beneficial properties of green... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could Green Tea Extract Help Fight Pulmonary Fibrosis?
Title: Could Green Tea Extract Help Fight Pulmonary Fibrosis?Category: Health NewsCreated: 3/11/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/12/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - March 12, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Could Green Tea Extract Help Fight Pulmonary Fibrosis?
WEDNESDAY, March 11, 2020 -- A green tea extract has shown early hints of promise against a serious, progressive form of lung disease, researchers say. The disease is called pulmonary fibrosis, where scar tissue builds up in the lungs over time,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 11, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Prefer tea over coffee? It could be your genes, study finds
Whether you're inclined to choose coffee or green tea for your morning boost could be determined by your genes, a recent study found. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Curcumin and green tea are both healthy - what happens when you combine them?
(Natural News) Millions of people worldwide still rely on traditional practices, beliefs and treatments. In China and India alone – two of the largest countries in Asia – traditional medicine continues to be widely used. Green tea and turmeric are two of the most popular functional foods used in traditional medicine. While the compound epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Green tea extract combined with exercise reduces fatty liver disease in mice
(Penn State) The combination of green tea extract and exercise reduced the severity of obesity-related fatty liver disease by 75% in mice fed a high-fat diet, according to Penn State researchers, whose recent study may point to a potential health strategy for people. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Study: Drinking Tea May Help You Live Longer, Especially If It ’ s Green
This study strengthens the body of evidence that habitual tea drinking is associated with lower rates of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, though it cannot prove that it’s definitely the tea that’s responsible,” Dr. Jenna Macciochi, a lecturer in immunology at the University of Sussex, told the SMC. However, she noted that “a body of evidence in nutrition suggests that whole diet patterns are more informative of diet-disease relationships than any isolated food or nutrient.” Dr. Duane Mellor, a registered dietitian and senior teaching fellow at Aston Medical School, Aston University, sai...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Syndicated CBSN Boston CNN Green Tea Source Type: news

Green Tea Drinkers May Live Longer
The study is the latest to look at green tea's potential health effects. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drinking green tea, rather than black, may help you live longer, new study suggests
Drinking tea at least three times a week could reduce the risk of dying from cardiovascular disease and is linked with a longer and healthier life, at least in China, a new study suggests. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - January 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Green Tea Drinkers May Live Longer
THURSDAY, Jan. 9, 2020 -- People who love their green tea may also enjoy longer, healthier lives, a large new study suggests. Researchers found that of more than 100,000 Chinese adults they tracked, those who drank green tea at least three times a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 9, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Compound in green tea plant shows potential for fighting TB, finds NTU-led research team
(Nanyang Technological University) An antioxidant found in the green tea plant could become key to tackling tuberculosis one day, a team of international scientists led by NTU Singapore has found. Through laboratory investigations, the team led by NTU Prof Gerhard Gr ü ber discovered how the prominent compound, known as epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), can inhibit the growth of a tuberculosis-causing bacteria strain. These findings could pave the way for the creation of novel drugs to combat tuberculosis, one of the most deadly infectious diseases in the world. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - December 17, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Supplements for better health: 5 Evidence-based benefits of L-theanine
(Natural News) Have you ever wondered why a cup of green tea helps you feel calm after a stressful day? You can thank an amino acid called L-theanine for that. But how exactly does L-theanine relieve stress and anxiety? L-theanine for better mental health L-theanine is a potent amino acid that’s naturally found in green tea. Black tea... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Discover these five NEW products - now on special - at the Health Ranger Store: Matcha Green Tea, Biostructured Silver First Aid Gel, Organic MCT Oil Powder and Blue Light Blocking Amber Glasses
(Natural News) Probably the biggest reason why people keep asking us to add new products to our online store is because they know we carry out exhaustive laboratory testing on all our products. Unfortunately, that also means we often experience tremendous difficulties and setbacks trying to source clean materials that we can transform into finished... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Green tea found to have practical antioxidant applications for preserving stored food
(Natural News) Many food companies today use synthetic antioxidants to preserve food. While these can prevent or delay lipid oxidation — the leading cause of chemical degradation in foods, these can be harmful to human health. For this reason, researchers from the State University of Maringa in Brazil looked at the potential use of green tea, a... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Can antioxidants in green tea and vitamin C protect you from toxins in drinking water?
(Natural News) It may sound alarming, but access to safe drinking water in the U.S. is not guaranteed. Unfortunately, around 90 contaminants are regulated under the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Safe Drinking Water Act, despite multiple studies showing hundreds of contaminants present in the water supply. Despite the lack of implementation, there are still things that you can do to help keep your... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Polyphenols: They give green tea its anti-obesity and anti-inflammatory properties
(Natural News) Obesity rates continue to increase globally, so researchers continue to find ways to minimize the risk and fight this epidemic. Researchers from Ohio State University found that polyphenols in green tea have anti-inflammatory properties and may lower the risk of obesity in mice. The researchers examined how green tea prevent weight gain or obesity. Obesity not... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can green tea and carrots restore working memory in dementia patients?
(Natural News) Researchers from the University of Southern California found a promising way to restore working memory in people with dementia. In their study, which was published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, they found that compounds in green tea and carrots might reverse Alzheimer’s-like symptoms. For the study, the researchers examined the effect of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Green tea compound could help in the battle against super bugs
As the antibiotic resistance crisis deepens, experts are looking for new angles. A new study concludes that a compound found in green tea could be useful. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses Source Type: news

Green tea is your new go-to cuppa, thanks to its anti-obesity and anti-inflammatory properties
(Natural News) Green tea is a popular health drink in many parts of the world. In a recent study published in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, researchers found that green tea helps regulate weight and prevent gut inflammation. “Two-thirds of American adults are overweight or obese, and we know that just telling people to eat less and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to do about bad breath
Home remedies for bad breath include green tea, herbal rinses, and water. People should see a doctor if their breath does not improve. Learn more about home remedies for bad breath here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Drink green tea to improve gut health and fight obesity
(Natural News) Want to slim down? Drink lots of green tea. A recent animal study showed that the beverage can improve the composition of gut bacteria in mice, which helps prevent obesity and related health issues. Obesity is a pressing health concern in the United States and around the world. Obese people are more likely to develop diabetes, metabolic... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Research shows that drinking Matcha tea can reduce anxiety
(Kumamoto University) Using the 'elevated plus maze' test with mice, Japanese researchers have shown that Matcha green tea can reduce anxiety. Their experiments revealed that Matcha's anxiolytic effects are due to the activation of dopamine D1 receptors and serotonin 5-HT1A receptors. The researchers suggest that adding a little Matcha tea to your diet may improve your health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 8, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Is Green Tea a Fad or a Real Health Boost?
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Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 24, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Neurology, Oncology, Research, Rheumatology, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

Is Green Tea a Fad or a Real Health Boost?
MONDAY, June 24, 2019 -- Green tea is a popular health trend, with many people sipping in hopes of deriving benefits from the brew. There's nothing wrong with that, dietitians say -- green tea is a healthy drink loaded with antioxidants. But the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 24, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Is Green Tea a Fad or a Real Health Boost?
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Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer - June 24, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Rebirth of the Japanese black tea market: challenges for entrepreneurial green tea farmers
(Kanazawa University) We investigated the history of Japanese black tea, its decline, the manufacturing technology and the components of tea. We found that the main reasons for the revival and spread of Japanese black tea were production and manufacturing innovation. Fermentation is an especially important process because it determines tea quality. Fermentation technology was established by entrepreneurial farmers and transferred to other Japanese black tea farmers, resulting in the rapid market creation of Japanese black tea. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Reading the tea leaves about whether drinking green tea is good for you
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Source: CNN.com - Health - May 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

March-April 2019 RefSeq eukaryotic annotations
In March and April, the NCBI Eukaryotic Genome Annotation Pipeline released new annotations in RefSeq for the following organisms: Apis cerana (Asiatic honeybee) Camellia sinensis (black tea) Dendronephthya gigantea (soft coral) Denticeps clupeoides (denticle herring) Diabrotica virgifera virgifera (western corn rootworm) Erpetoichthys calabaricus (reedfish) … Continue reading → (Source: NCBI Insights)
Source: NCBI Insights - May 20, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: NCBI Staff Tags: What's New eukaryotic genome annotation RefSeq Source Type: news

Honeybush tea is a nutrient-rich, antioxidant-filled, heart-healthy drink from South Africa
(Natural News) The first thing that comes to mind when people think of tea is the hot beverage made from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant. Indeed, this is tea — as well as its variants, green tea, black tea, and oolong tea — but it’s not its only form. For instance, herbal teas — made from dried... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Green tea could reduce obesity risk
A study, published in theJournal of Nutritional Biochemistry, suggests that green tea can promote healthy gut bacteria, reduce inflammation and lower obesity risk in mice.Medical News Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 15, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Study Shows Green Tea May Help Battle Obesity
BOSTON (CBS) – Green tea has been touted for its potential health benefits, and now a new study from Ohio State University finds that green tea may help fight obesity. Researchers found that mice fed a diet of 2 percent green tea extract gained about 20 percent less weight and had lower insulin resistance and less inflammation than mice fed the same diet without green tea. They also found the mice on the green tea had healthier gut bacteria, which may be responsible for the lower risk of obesity. Now, before you run out and brew a cup of green tea, the mice were fed the equivalent of 10 cups of green tea a day. And r...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - March 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Green Tea Obesity Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could green tea help fight obesity?
A new study finds more evidence of the health benefits of consuming green tea. The authors conclude that it might reduce the risk of obesity. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Green tea cuts obesity, health risks in mice
Green tea cut obesity and a number of inflammatory biomarkers linked with poor health in a new study. Mice fed a diet of 2 percent green tea extract fared far better than those that ate a diet without it, a finding that has prompted an upcoming study of green tea's potential benefits in people at high risk of diabetes and heart disease. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - March 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Green tea cuts obesity, health risks in mice
(Ohio State University) Green tea cut obesity and a number of inflammatory biomarkers linked with poor health in a new study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Lead and cadmium can contaminate your beverages from microwave-heated ceramic cups, reveals study
(Natural News) You’ve gone out of your way to seek organic green tea from a trustworthy source, and the honey you stir into it has an impeccable pedigree. Now you can sit back, take a sip, and relax knowing that you’re not putting anything toxic into your body – or are you? An alarming new... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Book Review: Living Light:  The Art of Using Light for Health & Happiness
While it’s hard not to notice the brilliant display of colors set off by a sunset over the water, we seldom consider the biological, or even psychological, benefits of light. “It is my belief that good quality light in our daily lives is far more important than we might think,” writes Karl Ryberg. In his new book, Living Light: The Art of Using Light For Health And Happiness, Ryberg brings us his life’s work — studying the obvious and not so obvious ways in which light affects us and how we can use light in our lives not only function better, but feel better. Light, we know, plays an important...
Source: Psych Central - March 10, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Claire Nana Tags: Book Reviews Disorders General Habits Psychology Seasonal Affective Disorder Self-Help Treatment artificial light Light therapy Living Light natural light Ryberg SAD Source Type: news

Alzheimer's-like symptoms reversed in mice thanks to diet of compounds found in green tea & carrots
A new study from the University of Southern California found that mice with Alzheimer's that were fed a diet with antioxidants EGCG and FA could find their way out of a maze as well as healthy mice. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alzheimer's-like symptoms reversed in mice, USC researchers say
(University of Southern California) A diet containing compounds found in green tea and carrots reversed Alzheimer's-like symptoms in mice genetically programmed to develop the disease, USC researchers say (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Catechins in green tea found to improve symptoms of metabolic syndrome in obese people
(Natural News) Japanese scientists have found more reasons for people to enjoy their daily cup of tea. Their study, which was published in the journal Nutrition Research, showed that catechins found in green tea can improve metabolic syndrome and reduce abdominal fat in obese and overweight individuals. More than 34 percent of adults in the U.S.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Overweight women greatly benefit from drinking green tea
(Natural News) Obesity is a global epidemic that affects more than 650 million adults in the world. If it isn’t managed properly, this condition can lead to the development of health problems, such as cardiovascular disease. This outcome is partially attributed to the high levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) often associated with obesity. Although there are conventional... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news