Drinking five cups of green tea a day can reduce the risk of breast
cancer by 22 per cent, claims a meta-analysis of previous studies,
the same studies that the FDA recently said contained very little
science to support the claims.
Tea waste is almost as rich in potent antioxidants, such as
catechins, as the new and expensive green tea leaves used by the
supplements industry, according to Iranian research to be published
later this month in peer-reviewed journal...
Drinking green tea is highly unlikely to help prevent breast,
prostate or any other type of cancer, the US Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) said last week, after reviewing the evidence
to support a health claim, reports Dominique...
The putative ability of polyphenols from green tea to help prevent
cancer has been the subject of much scientific enquiry in recent
years. But researchers in India now say that drinking black tea
could help prevent the development...
At 3.15 million tonnes world tea production in 2003 beat 2002
supplies but prices remained firm reflecting season variability,
reports the UN food and farm body, adding that China has pushed up
green tea supplies.
The polyphenols present in green tea help prevent the spread of
prostate cancer by targeting molecular pathways that shut down the
proliferation and spread of tumour cells, as well as inhibiting the
growth of tumour nurturing blood...
Japanese functional food ingredients firm Taiyo Kagaku is set to
increase its share of global green tea sales with the recent
acquisition of Chinese green tea extract manufacturer Wuxi Green