Green tea may help to lower the prevalence of oesophageal
adenocarcinoma, one of the fastest growing cancers in western
countries, said researchers speaking at a meeting on digestive
disease in the US last week.
The British are the biggest consumers of instant coffee in Europe,
driven by the desire for speed and convenience. But new research
from Mintel shows that many of the new instant coffee products
launched over the last year were not...
Roasted ground coffee is still by far the biggest category in the
German coffee market, but sales dropped by 2 per cent last year as
consumers switched to more exciting variants such as Cappuccino and
Espresso, writes Chris Jones.
Coffee contains similar levels of antioxidants to black tea and can
be just as beneficial to health, according to Scottish scientists
that have found coffee's antioxidants are highly absorbable by the
The main active agent in green tea, EGCG, prevents the first step
in HIV infection and could one day be used as a new anti-HIV drug,
suggests a new study this week. Japanese researchers report that
the extract, already believed to...
Experts attending this week's meeting on cancer prevention heard a
number of studies to back green tea's powerful anti-cancer effects
in humans. The tea's active agent, Epigallocatecin-3-gallate, is