Posted by William on August 3, 2011
How Much Should I Take?
Drink green tea on a regular basis, preferably several times per day, to get the best health benefits. Consuming more than five cups per day may actually increase your odds for pancreatic cancer. One to four cups a day is probably just right. One cup of green tea contains from 100-200 mg. of EGCG. If you don’t like the taste of tea or want to avoid the caffeine, green tea extracts and supplements are available in pharmacies and health food stores. A 250-milligram capsule of the brand Tegreen contains about the same amount of EGCG as four cups of green tea. WAIT! There is more to read… read on »
Posted by William on July 27, 2011
Polyphenols help protect cells from the ravages of oxidation, a chemical reaction that can lead to cancer and the hardened arteries that cause heart disease. In fact, researchers at the University of Kansas say that EGCG is 25 times more effective than vitamin E at helping cells resist the damage caused by oxidation and helping damaged cells repair themselves. Both black and green teas have the same total polyphenol content, but green tea has about twice the EGCG. WAIT! There is more to read… read on »
Posted by William on July 20, 2011
Traditional Chinese medicine has recommended green tea for over four thousand years to treat a variety of ailments, including headaches, body aches and pains, indigestion, depression, immune deficiencies, toxification, and to prolong life.
Asian cultures have believed for centuries that green tea has properties beneficial to human health, however, modern science is just now discovering that this may be true. WAIT! There is more to read… read on »