Green tea spurs detox chemical production
A new clinical study provided evidence that green tea catechins can
stimulate production of cancer-protective enzymes in people with
low natural levels - the first to demonstrate this effect in
humans, say researchers.
Green tea ingredient rides trend
A green tea extract has been launched by Danisco as a food
ingredient, reinforcing the perceived benefits of the antioxidant
and its "consumer friendly" appeal.
Green tea drinking may halve the colorectal cancer risk
Regularly drinking antioxidant-rich green tea may halve the risk of
colon and rectal cancer, suggests a new study based in China.
Green tea may cut arthritis, study
Components in green tea may help prevent the production
of inflammatory molecules associated with joint damage in people
with rheumatoid arthritis, scientists have reported.
More study needed on green tea HIV link
Drinking green tea may help to prevent the spread of the HIV virus,
a study suggests, but the authors have warned more research is
Danisco launches green tea 'flavour protector'
Danisco is looking to benefit from growing interest in natural
antioxidants with the launch of Guardian green tea extracts.
Milk in tea may hamper heart health benefits
The British way of drinking tea with milk may block the
cardiovascular benefits of the catechins, according to a small
study that highlights the need for nutrition studies to consider
confounding factors from the surrounding food...
Green tea improves blood lipid levels, say scientists
Regular consumption of the antioxidant rich green tea could reduce
blood lipid levels and cut the risk of developing heart disease,
suggests a small trial from Portugal.
Green tea flavonoids: Anti-browning additives for dairy?
Scientists in the US are looking into the potential of green tea
polyphenols to stop the Maillard reaction in thermally processed
dairy to prevent dark colours and off-flavours.
Matcha green tea tipped as luxury flavour of the future
A Japanese firm is confident that a traditional form of green tea
is about to take off as a luxury flavour category in Europe.
Coca-Cola, Nestlé launch calorie-cutting tea
A sparkling green tea drink developed jointly by Coca-Cola and
Nestlé claims to help consumers burn off calories, catapulting both
companies further into the growing health and wellness market.
Green tea cuts risk of death, study
Drinking several cups of green tea every day could cut peoples'
risk of death from a range of diseases, but does not appear to
lower the chances of getting cancer, says a Japanese study.
Tea linked to lower risk of bile stones and cancer
Drinking at least one cup of tea a day could cut the risk of cancer
in the gallbladder and bile ducts by about 40 per cent, suggests a
population-based study from China.
Kirin set to grab share of Thai green tea boom
Japan's Kirin is readying to enter Thailand's booming green tea
sector, through a new joint venture with Thailand's Osotspa,
according to a report.
FDA blackballs green tea heart health claims
The evidence that green tea could benefit heart health are
"supportive" but not "conclusive", said the FDA, leaving the door
open to backing such health claims in the future.