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.
Flavoured water is one of the boom sectors within the soft drinks
industry, as was clearly evidenced by the growing number of
ingredients targeting this sector on display at the Food
Ingredients Europe exhibition in Germany this week.
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