Tag Archives: EGCG

Green tea for beauty

Green tea for beauty was the subject of a recent NutraIngredients interview with Bill Driessen of Taiyo. Here’s what appeared in a NutraIngredients article by Hank Schultz: The beauty-from-within market is one of those that is perennially not quite ready for prime time, at least in North America. But officials at Taiyo International believe that’s about […]

Green tea promotes brain and heart health

A recent article in the Huffington Post discusses how green tea promotes brain and heart health. The article cites a Japanese study that studied the relationship between green tea consumption and cardiovascular disease as evidenced by epidemiological studies. This “study of studies” found that green tea consumption was inversely correlated with lower rates of cardiovascular disease. […]

Green tea chocolate

Green tea chocolate! Different, delicious and healthy – combining all the health virtues of chocolate and green tea. The Just One Cookbook offers a step-by-step video on how to make green tea chocolate. In addition to chocolate, matcha – a green tea leaf powder, is used. As an article in The San Francisco Chronicle points out, […]

Green tea polyphenols market growing

Is the global green tea polyphenols market growing? Yes, according to Grandview Research, Inc., which issued a market research report on the overall global market for tea polyphenols. Green tea polyphenols accounted for more than 70 percent of the global tea polyphenols market and was also the fastest growing segment. Green tea polyphenols are expected […]

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What to eat to boost metabolism

If you are over 40, chances are good that your changing body composition may be causing your metabolism to slow down. Even if your weight has remained stable, the fight to keep the scale from edging upward often gets tougher with each passing year. Certified Personal Trainer Johnny Gillespie says clients frequently ask him for […]

Green tea and lowering cholesterol: new research into how

Studies have suggested a link between consumption of green tea and lowering cholesterol levels. Now, scientists at a Chinese university have published a study that explores the chemical process that links green tea and lowering cholesterol levels. The study, “Mechanistic studies for tri-targeted inhibition of enzymes involved in cholesterol biosynthesis by green tea polyphenols,” pinpointed […]