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Green tea may slow down weight gain and serve as another tool in the fight against obesity, according to Penn State food scientists.
A compound found in chocolate, called epicatechin, seems to trigger the same muscle response as vigorous activity such as jogging.
The beneficial compounds in green tea powders aren't as stable as once thought.
Indulgent chocolate treats may be the best-known and most widely appreciated product of the cacao tree, but new scientific research from New York Based Cacao Biotechnologies is uncovering potential new applications for the antioxidant-rich beans which could spur an innovative approach to treating human papillomavirus (HPV), a precursor to cervical cancer. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) January 24, 2011 Indulgent chocolate treats may be the best-known and most widely appreciated product of the cacao...
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Sept. 22/PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at the Capital Medical University in Beijing have found that epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), a compound found abundantly in green tea, is able to kill cervical cancer cells and prevent them from forming.
Researchers at Johns Hopkins have discovered that a compound in dark chocolate may protect the brain after a stroke by increasing cellular signals already known to shield nerve cells from damage.
TORONTO, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Long known to be beneficial in heart disease, diabetes and some cancers, a new study finds a specific green tea extract may delay or prevent Alzheimer's disease and dementia. A.
Scientists have confirmed that the healthful substances found in green tea â€” renowned for their powerful antioxidant and disease-fighting properties â€” do penetrate into tissues of the eye.
A recent study confirms that the antioxidants and other plant-based nutrients in chocolate and cocoa products are highly associated with the amount of non-fat cocoa-derived ingredients in the product.