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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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Medical News Today: Which herbs help reduce inflammation?
Herbs that help reduce inflammation include turmeric and ginger. Green tea is also beneficial. Learn more about the best herbs to help reduce inflammation here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Nutritionist reveals three steps to dealing with stress without drugs  
London-based nutritionist Rick Hay is urging people to drink green tea to get through the January blues, due to it being rich in amino acids that 'nourish the nervous system' and keep us relaxed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Does green tea really deserve its health halo? Experts say yes
(Natural News) Whether you’re a green tea enthusiast or you drink tea occasionally to cut back on your caffeine intake, you’ve probably heard that this kind of tea is one of the most beneficial drinks out there. While not all of the claims listed below are accurate, health experts confirm that green tea is a... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Nootropics, or ‘Smart Drugs,’ Are Gaining Popularity. But Should You Take Them?
The idea that a pill can supersize human intelligence is decidedly science fiction. But plenty of real-world researchers and drug-makers are working to develop nootropics: pills, supplements and other substances designed to improve various aspects of cognition. A rough translation for the word “nootropic” comes from the Greek for “to bend or shape the mind.” And already, there are dozens of over-the-counter (OTC) products—many of which are sold widely online or in stores—that claim to boost creativity, memory, decision-making or other high-level brain functions. Some of the most popular ...
Source: TIME: Health - January 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Drugs Source Type: news

Drinking green tea for its health benefits? Stop using tap water and use bottled water only
Made with bottled water, the tea had double antioxidants, according to a study by researchers at Cornell University. But when made with tap water, participants thought the tea tasted sweeter. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Medical News Today: Does L-theanine have health benefits?
L-theanine is a natural compound that is present in green tea and black tea. In this article, we look at the potential health benefits and risks of L-theanine as well as its dosage. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Daily green tea consumption found to slash dementia risk by up to 86%
(Natural News) Daily consumption of tea may help keep dementia at bay, new research says. Researcher at the National University of Singapore examined the tea intake of 957 adults older than 55 years old for more than 12 years. Study data show that regular tea consumption is associated with a 50 percent reduced risk of developing dementia. Data... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Got tea? Compounds found in the healthy beverage keep your heart strong
(Natural News) Green tea is, without a doubt, one of the most popular beverages today. If you want an excellent reason to drink more of it, then you’d be pleased to know that it can help keep your heart strong and healthy. Green tea is made from the same leaves as traditional black tea, but... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Why diabetics should drink more tea and eat more cherries
This study, published in the journal Pharmacognosy Research, was based on in vitro assays that determined the ability of combined extracts from the two to act as an antioxidant and to inhibit alpha-glucosidase activity.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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The five surprising reasons you aren ’t losing weight 
London-based nutritionist Rick Hay recommends people ditch coffee for green tea, slow down their high-intensity workouts and limit the salt as the indulgent festive season approaches. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

3 Natural drinks that can promote weight loss
(Natural News) When it comes to weight loss methods, fad diets are the least effective. The key to losing weight is following a healthy diet and exercising regularly. You can also shed the pounds by consuming natural drinks that promote weight loss, such as green tea. This video, which was uploaded by the Health Tips Brighteon... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

From collecting pebbles to sipping green tea: 10 tips to beat the autumn blues
By going out in the sun to get vitamin D, sipping green tea full of nutrients and antioxidants and skipping pebbles for a low-impact hobby, you can elevate your mood and boost energy levels. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Natural matcha green tea extract found to effectively kill breast cancer cells
(Natural News) Green tea might not be grabbing as many health headlines as it did in the past, but that does not mean it isn’t beneficial. In fact, while super foods like turmeric and ginger steal the spotlight, green tea continues to quietly prove its health value in research. In fact, a recent study carried... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Maribel ’ s Sweets Inc. Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk Allergens in Chocolate Bars
Maribel ’ s Sweets Inc. of Brooklyn, NY is recalling its 2.82oz MarieBelle Japanese Matcha Japanese Green Tea and White Chocolate Bar, container code 101619, Cacao Market by MarieBelle Rosemary Truffle Salt 60% Dark Chocolate Bar, all container codes, and the Cacao Market by MarieBelle Orange Peels 60% Dark Chocolate Bar, all container codes, because they may contain undeclared milk allergens. Consumers who are allergic to milk allergens may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - October 29, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Green tea for greener pastures: Plants treated with spent green tea extracts are less likely to develop disease
(Natural News) Green tea is good for the body in many ways. Apart from helping you relax, it also contains plenty of nutrients that can enhance your protection against diseases. A study published in the Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection says this protective effect extends to plants as well. In fact, the study suggests... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eat more chocolate and drink more green tea: Polyphenols found to help prevent obesity
(Natural News) Polyphenols are a group of micronutrients that naturally occur in plants. Cocoa, coffee, green tea, and garcinia are some foods that are rich in polyphenols. In a study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, these plant foods were revealed to help fight obesity. Obesity is the abnormal or excessive buildup... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Food science: Green tea is a safe natural remedy for brain hemorrhage
(Natural News) Here’s one more reason to have a cuppa: Researchers from Brazil have found that green tea (Camellia sinensis) can be used to prevent further brain damage after profuse bleeding. In their study, which appeared in the journal Neuroscience International, researchers looked at the ability of green tea to protect against neuromotor impairment and free radical... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Green tea compound helps siRNA slip inside cells
(American Chemical Society) Drinking green tea has been linked to health benefits ranging from cardiovascular disease prevention to weight loss. Although many of these claims still need to be verified in the clinic, an antioxidant in green tea called epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) appears to have beneficial effects in cells and animals. Now, researchers have found a surprising use for EGCG: sneaking therapeutic RNAs into cells. They report their results in ACS Central Science. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Compounds found in green tea and red wine may be able to treat congenital metabolic diseases
(Natural News) Every cup of green tea and glass of red wine you imbibe protects your body from toxic substances. Some of those harmful metabolites trigger inborn congenital metabolic diseases. An Israeli study suggests that green tea and red wine contain natural compounds that might be able to treat these particular disorders by blocking metabolite formation,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are some skin-friendly foods?
Many foods can benefit the skin, including salmon, avocados, green tea, and several kinds of seeds and nuts. Adding skin-friendly foods to the diet can often improve overall health as well. In this article, we provide the research behind the best foods for healthful skin. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Green tea promotes healthy teeth and gums
(Natural News) According to a recent study, the antioxidants in green tea could be the key to preventing periodontal disease. Green tea is a popular beverage choice in Asian culture. It has been around for more than 4,000 years, and is becoming more popular in the United States. Ancient Chinese and Japanese medicine consider the consumption... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Matcha green tea could be used to treat cancer
University of Salford researchers assessed the effects of a matcha extract on breast cancer stem cells – which can transform into any tumour cell, divide and renew themselves. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Medical News Today: The best foods for boosting your immune system
A strong immune system helps a person stay healthy by fighting off bacteria and viruses. In this article, we look at foods that can help to boost the immune system, including turmeric, ginger, garlic, kefir, green tea, and blueberries. We also cover the scientific reasons why these foods promote immune system health. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Compounds found in green tea and wine may block formation of toxic metabolites
(American Friends of Tel Aviv University) A new Tel Aviv University study suggests there is hope of treating certain inborn congenital metabolic diseases -- a hope found in green tea and in red wine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Compound found in green tea dissolves dangerous plaque found in blood vessels
(Natural News) Green tea already gets a lot of attention for its potential to fight cancer, but there’s another very important benefit that is making the beverage an even more attractive option than it already is. Scientists have found that a compound in green tea can dissolve the protein plaques in blood vessels that can... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drinking chilled yerba mate can help you achieve your weight loss goals
(Natural News) According to a study, one simple change can help increase the benefits of yerba mate tea. Swiss researchers have determined that drinking chilled yerba mate tea, instead of hot tea, can help individuals lose weight. Yerba mate tea, which is similar to green tea, is a caffeinated and bitter-tasting drink that originates from South... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tomato extracts KILL stomach cancer cells, new study shows
(Natural News) When you think of cancer-fighting foods, what usually comes to mind? Perhaps you think of turmeric, ginger, or green tea, but what about tomatoes? You’re probably aware they’re good for you, but did you know they can actually reduce your risk of stomach cancer? That was the finding of a study carried out... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack warning - how many cups of tea each day could prevent deadly condition?
HEART attacks are a medical emergency and require immediately treatment. You could lower your risk of a heart attack, which is a sign of coronary heart disease, by adding green tea to your diet, it ’s been claimed. How many cups should you drink each day to prevent a myocardial infarction? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Green tea compound may protect heart health
Some of the claims about green tea lack scientific backing. However, one compound found in the popular drink may help to protect against atherosclerosis. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Green tea may help reduce risk of heart attacks
Initial studies show that a molecule in the tea might reduce plaque build up inside arteriesA substance found in green tea could help scientists find new ways to reduce the risk of heart attacks, research suggests, although experts say that doesn ’t mean you should rush to put the kettle on.The study found that a molecule in green tea, known as EGCG, can bind to a protein that is found in plaques linked to coronary artery disease and, under certain circumstances, make it more soluble.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 1, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Medical research Science Food & drink Heart disease Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: A Matcha Breakfast Bowl With Kiwi
One of the reasons that I love matcha so much is that it’s both energizing and calming at the same time. This green powder has become an integral part of my daily morning ritual, but instead of drinking matcha all the time, I also like to mix it up and create fun breakfast bowls with it. These only take a few minutes to make, and have become my go-to meals in the AM, especially when I’m pressed for time. So if you’ve only used matcha in tea, smoothies or ice cream, I strongly suggest trying it in a bowl. Adding in some of your favorite fruits, such as kiwis, will only make it tastier and more nutritious. ...
Source: TIME: Health - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Food Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is green tea good for BPH?
There are many potential treatments for an enlarged prostate or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Many people look to green tea to manage their BPH, and the science suggests that it may offer relief for some symptoms, and provide other health benefits. Learn more about green tea for BPH, and whether it works, here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Compounds in green tea show promise in treating Down's syndrome; may even help prevent facial features associated with the disorder
(Natural News) Among the myriad of health benefits of green tea, studies suggest that green tea supplements may help treat Down’s syndrome in babies, and may even prevent the development of the classic facial features associated with the disorder. The researchers turned to the green tea compound epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) to inhibit the enzyme DYRK1A, which is the gene associated with Down’s... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Green tea supplements may cause liver damage
Taking more than 800mg of green tea catechins each day may pose health concerns, according to The European Food Safety Authority. It called for further scientific trials into green tea extracts. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How healthy is too healthy? EU warns about green tea supplements
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Taking high doses of supplements containing green tea extracts may be associated with liver damage, according to new research from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: A Stress-Busting Smoothie
I designed this smoothie for myself due to my busy work schedule, and hectic work environment. My immune system was low and my cortisol levels were high, so I needed to pay more attention to my heatlth and get my own wellbeing back on track. This smoothie is my ultimate healthy breakfast. It provides sustained energy, supports my immune system, my digestive system and is rich in protein and antioxidants. It takes just one minute to make and any leftovers can be taken to work and enjoyed as a snack or light meal the same day. Adding protein in my smoothies helps to keep me full all morning and it also aids my concentration ...
Source: TIME: Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Cooking diet Food healthytime Recipes weekend recipe Source Type: news

The 7 Best Foods for Fighting Inflammation
The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition, 100 Most Healing Foods, which is available in stores, at the Meredith Shop and at Amazon. Inflammation is our body’s healthy response to fighting disease. But when it gets out of hand, inflammation can become chronic and lead to a whole host of health problems, from autoimmune diseases to cancer. Foods high in sugar and saturated fat are thought to contribute to inflammation, which is why some people who have inflammatory conditions and autoimmune disorders try out low-sugar diets. On the flip side, there are also foods to pile onto your plate that m...
Source: TIME: Health - April 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

Green tea minimises the facial features linked to Down's syndrome
Researchers from  the Centre for Genomic Regulation in Barcelona found six out of seven children with Down's syndrome had 'normal' facial features when given the supplements. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

14 ways to feel more content this International Day Of Happiness
According to a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, people who drink at least four cups of green tea a day are 44 per cent less likely to experience depression. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news