Catechin, gallocatechin and their corresponding gallate esters

Green tea: Health benefits

The plant Camellia sinensis yields a variety of white, green and black tea. Tea is one of the most widely consumed beverages in the world, next only to water for enjoyment and health. In general,...

Inhibition of Intestinal Tumorigenesis in Apc Min/+ Mice by Green Tea Polyphenols (Polyphenon E) and Individual Catech

In this work, we compared the cancer preventive activities of Polyphenon E (PPE), a standardized green tea polyphenol preparation given in diet versus drinking fluid as well as the activities of ...

Green Tea Catechins and Vitamin E Inhibit Angiogenesis of Human Microvascular Endothelial Cells Through Suppr

Epidemiological and animal studies have indicated that consumption of green tea and high vitamin E intake are associated with a reduced risk of developing certain forms of cancer. However, the in...

Plasma and Tissue Levels of Tea Catechins in Rats and Mice During Chronic Consumption of Green Tea Polyphenols

To understand the relationship between tea consumption and its biological effects, plasma and tissue levels of (-)-epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), (-)-epigallocatechin (EGC), and (-)-epicatech...

Tea Catechins Promote Fat Loss in Overweight Individuals

The article discusses research published in the journal "Obesity" which showed that moderately overweight men and women who drank green tea containing high levels of catechins were more likely to...

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