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Sunday, December 25, 2016

GREEN TEA & CANCER

Men drinking 5 cups of green tea per day had a 48% lower risk of advanced prostate cancer

Men who drank 5 or more cups of green tea per day were 48% less likely to get advanced prostate cancer compared to men who drank less than one cup per day according to a 2007 study from researchers at the National Cancer Center in Japan.

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sun, Dec 25, 2016 1:21 pm | [0] comments

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

PU-ERH TEA

Pu-erh tea has an anti-obesity effect

Chinese Black Tea (Pu-erh tea) extract at a dose of 100 mg per kg of bodyweight prevented excess weight gain in mice fed a high-fat diet according to a new study from Japan. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Apr 24, 2012 1:44 pm | [0] comments

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

EGCG

EGCG (epigallocatechin gallate) from green tea increased fat and protein excreted in the stool

EGCG (epigallocatechin gallate) from green tea increased fat and protein excretion in the feces of mice fed a high-fat diet according to a study from Germany. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Jul 19, 2011 12:35 pm | [0] comments

EGCG

EGCG (epigallocatechin gallate) from green tea did not affect food or calorie intake

EGCG (epigallocatechin gallate) from green tea did not affect food or calorie intake of mice fed a high-fat diet according to a study from Germany. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Jul 19, 2011 12:31 pm | [0] comments

EGCG

EGCG (epigallocatechin gallate) from green tea increased the burning of fat

EGCG (epigallocatechin gallate) from green tea increased fat oxidation, that is the burning of fat, of mice fed a high-fat diet according to a study from Germany.

It also reduced the amount of dietary fat that was incorporated into tissue. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Jul 19, 2011 12:27 pm | [0] comments

Thursday, October 07, 2010

TEA

Tea drinkers have 20 percent less body fat according to Taiwan study

Tea drinkers have less body fat and a smaller waist-to-hip ratio than non-tea drinkers according to a study from Taiwan. People who have been drinking tea at least once a week or more were found to have 19.6 percent less body fat than non-tea drinkers and have a 2.1 percent lower waist-to-hip ratio than non-tea drinkers. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Oct 07, 2010 10:00 am | [3] comments

Monday, August 23, 2010

EGCG

A caffeine-free EGCG supplement does NOT increase resting metabolism

A caffeine-free supplement of EGCG (Epigallocatechin-3-gallate) does NOT increase resting metabolism, nor does it increase thermogenesis following a meal according to a new study from researchers at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA.

These results were the opposite of what these researchers expected.

"Contrary to our hypothesis, we found no stimulatory effect of short-term administration on either [ resting metabolic rate ] or [the thermic effect of food ], the researchers concluded. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Aug 23, 2010 12:50 pm | [0] comments

Thursday, July 08, 2010

OOLONG TEA

Oolong tea raises metabolism 2.9%, fat oxidation 12%

Five servings of oolong tea per day increases the number of calories burned per day by 2.9 percent, or about 66 calories per day, and the amount of fat that is burned by 12 percent in men according to a recent study. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Jul 08, 2010 10:13 am | [0] comments

OOLONG TEA

Men lose 5.3 pounds in three months drinking oolong tea

Men drinking one bottle of oolong tea per day lost an average of 5.3 pounds in three months compared to 2.9 pounds for men in the control group according to a study from Japan. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Jul 08, 2010 9:20 am | [0] comments

OOLONG TEA

Oolong tea reduces weight gain in mice by increasing fat burning and reducing fat absorption

Oolong tea may help to prevent weight gain by increasing the amount of fat that is burned and, surprisingly, by reducing fat absorption in manner similar to the fat-blocking drug Xenical (orlistat) and Alli (orlistat sold over-the-counter) according to mouse study from Japan. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Jul 08, 2010 7:18 am | [0] comments

TEA

The weight-reducing effects of tea: The difference between green, oolong and black tea

There are three types of tea: black, oolong and green.

Of the three, oolong is traditionally reported to have an weight-reducing effect as well as a cholesterol- and triglyceride-lowering effect according to Han et al (1999). Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Jul 08, 2010 7:01 am | [0] comments

Thursday, February 11, 2010

TEA, CAFFEINE, CAPSAICIN

Tea, caffeine and capsaicin increase daily energy expenditure roughly 4–5% or 70-100 calories

"Ingredients for obesity management are tea, caffeine and capsaicin, as they increase daily [energy expenditure] with 4–5% [roughly 70 to 100 calories] without increasing energy intake and counteract the decrease in metabolic rate during weight loss," a recent paper concludes.

"Studies have shown that these ingredients are useful in losing weight or preventing weight regain after weight loss." Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Feb 11, 2010 2:04 pm | [0] comments

GREEN TEA

Green tea catechins reduces body weight by 2.9 lbs according to meta-analysis of 11 studies

Green tea catechins (EGCG) reduce body weight by an average of 2.9 lbs according to a meta-analysis of 11 studies. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Feb 11, 2010 1:21 pm | [0] comments

WHITE TEA

White tea contains more catechins and caffeine than green tea

"[White tea] has been shown to contain the largest amount of catechins, from which EGCG is also present abundantly," a recent paper notes.

"The amount of caffeine in [white tea] is also substantially larger compared with for instance [green tea]."

"More research is needed to study [white tea's] effect on thermogenesis." Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Feb 11, 2010 1:00 pm | [0] comments

Friday, August 22, 2008

TEA

Tea consumption reduces cognitive impairment in older adults by 44-63%

Drinking tea lowered the risk of cognitive impairment by in Chinese adults 55 or older by 44 percent in those who drank a low amount of tea, by 55 percent in those who drank a medium amount of tea, and 63 percent for those who drank a high amount of tea compared to those who drink no tea according to a study from the University of Singapore.

The tea consumed in the area studied was mostly black tea (fully fermented tea) and oolong tea (partially fermented tea).

No association was found between coffee and cognitive impairment.

I include this article because drinking tea may help to maintain a lower body weight. This is just one more reason to drink tea -- green tea, oolong tea or black tea, whatever you like. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Aug 22, 2008 6:12 am | [0] comments

Tuesday, September 26, 2006

TEA

Tea inhibits carbohydrate absorption by 25%

A mixture of 100 mg of black tea extract, 100 mg of green tea extract and 1,000 mg of mulberry tea extract decreased carbohydrate absorption by 25 percent according to a new study. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Sep 26, 2006 3:10 am | [5] comments

Sunday, March 05, 2006

METABOLISM

Boosting metabolism: Green Tea boosts metabolism 4%

Green tea increases metabolism by 4 percent per day according to one study. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sun, Mar 05, 2006 1:37 pm | [0] comments

METABOLISM

Boosting metabolism: Oolong Tea boosts metabolism 2.9%

Oolong tea, which is partially fermented / partially oxidized green tea -- all tea comes from the same leaves -- has been shown to increase metabolism 2.9 percent per day or about 66 calories. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sun, Mar 05, 2006 1:35 pm | [0] comments

Monday, October 10, 2005

KEEMUN BLACK TEA

Keemun black tea extract reduced food intake and body weight in rats

"Keemun black tea extract significantly reduced food intake, body weight and blood triglyceride of diet-induced obesity rats via oral administration," according to a new study from the Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing, China. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Oct 10, 2005 9:53 am | [0] comments

Wednesday, August 10, 2005

GREEN TEA

Green tea inhibits fat accumulation in fat cells and increases death of mature fat cells

Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), the primary health-promoting ingredient in green tea, dose-dependently inhibits accumulation of fat in fat cells, and increases the rate of programmed cell death of mature fat cells according to a new study from researchers at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, USA. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Aug 10, 2005 6:48 am | [2] comments

Wednesday, June 01, 2005

COFFEE & TEA

Ground coffee, caffeinated or decaffeinated, or black tea lowers the risk of diabetes

Ground caffeinated coffee, ground decaffeinated coffee, and regular black tea, all reduce the risk of diabetes in non-elderly adults who had previously lost weight according to a new study from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York in Brooklyn, New York. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Jun 01, 2005 8:23 am | [0] comments

Friday, May 13, 2005

GREEN TEA

Green Tea reduced body weight by 12%, body fat by 34% in mice

Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), an ingredient in green tea, dose-dependently -- in other words, the higher the dose, the larger the effect -- reduces body fat and body weight according to a new study in mice. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, May 13, 2005 7:45 am | [0] comments

Monday, April 05, 2004

Green Tea Extract for fat loss: An interview with researcher Dr. Abdul Dulloo

"An extract of Green tea has thermogenic properties and promotes fat oxidation beyond that explained by its caffeine content," says obesity researcher Abdul Dulloo, M.D., Ph.D. from the Institute of Physiology at the University of Fribourg in Fribourg, Switzerland. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Apr 05, 2004 12:23 pm | [0] comments

Oolong tea reduces weight gain

Oolong tea may help to prevent weight gain by increasing the amount of fat that is burned and, surprisingly, by reducing fat absorption in manner similar to the prescription fat-blocking drug, Xenical (orlistat). Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Apr 05, 2004 12:06 pm | [0] comments

Friday, April 02, 2004

Tea reduces the risk of heart attack by 45 percent

Tea may not only cause weight loss it may also significantly reduce the risk of a heart attack according to a recent epidemiological study. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Apr 02, 2004 5:00 am | [0] comments

Tuesday, March 23, 2004

Green Tea for weight loss: The interaction between caffeine and catechins

"Green tea extract stimulates brown adipose tissue thermogenesis to an extent which is much greater than can be attributed to its caffeine content per se," concluded Abdul Dulloo and colleagues in a paper which explains how green tea extract stimulates thermogenesis. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Mar 23, 2004 8:14 am | [0] comments

Tuesday, December 02, 2003

Green tea boost daily calorie output 4 percent

Green tea increases the number of calories burned as well as the amount of fat that is burned according to recent research. This calorie-boosting effect is not simply a result of green tea's caffeine content, but also involves green tea polyphenols. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Dec 02, 2003 5:00 am | [0] comments

Green tea better for weight loss?

Catechins, found more abundantly in green tea than oolong tea, have also been shown to reduce body fat in rodents according to Taylor in her book Green Tea. After one month, rats that were given a diet containing five percent catechins had body fat levels of 7 percent compared to 11 percent for rats not given catechins (p. 65). Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Dec 02, 2003 4:50 am | [0] comments

Tea polyphenols increase thermogenesis

AN IN VITRO STUDY using brown adipose tissue from a rat found that a preparation of dried tea leaves increased thermogenesis when used alone and more strongly when combined with ephedrine. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Dec 02, 2003 4:20 am | [0] comments
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