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2009-09-28 11:27:00

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2009-09-22 15:23:11

Hong Kong researchers suggest green tea contains chemicals that slow bone breakdown. Ping Chung Leung of Institute of Chinese Medicine at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and colleagues exposed a group of cultured bone-forming cells -- osteoblasts -- to three major green tea components -- epigallocatechin, gallocatechin and gallocatechin gallate -- for several days. The study, published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, found one of the three compounds they tested,...

2009-09-16 16:13:47

A component in green tea may act as a preservative for stored blood, Japanese researchers said.

2009-09-16 10:30:49

Researchers in Hong Kong are reporting new evidence that green tea — one of the most popular beverages consumed worldwide and now available as a dietary supplement — may help improve bone health.

2009-09-14 10:19:24

In two separate studies, a major component in green tea, epigallocatechin-3-O-gallate (EGCG), has been found to help prolong the preservation of both stored blood platelets and cryopreserved skin tissues.

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2009-09-10 07:29:08

An animal study at Purdue University has shown that adding ascorbic acid and sugar to green tea can help the body absorb helpful compounds and also demonstrates the effectiveness of a model that could reduce the number of animals needed for these types of studies.

2009-09-10 00:52:51

Ascorbic acid and sugar added to green tea can help the body absorb helpful catechins found in the tea, U.S.

2009-08-27 15:50:19

An international team of scientists has found that the polyphenol content of fruits has been underestimated.

2009-06-09 07:40:00

PISCATAWAY, N.J., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabinsa Corporation has issued a position paper on the safety of HCA as found in its branded ingredient products, specifically the Citrin(R) range of extracts and GarCitrin(R).

2009-05-07 07:05:00

ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent scientific studies published in the medical journals Cancer Research, Carcinogenesis, Oncology, British Journal of Urology, Journal of Nutrition, and others, showed that the food extracts Quercetin, EGCG, Glycyrrhizin, and Trans-Cinnamaldehyde have anti-cancer activities.


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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.