Green Tea Benefits Research Reference

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Beneficial effects of green tea: A literature review:

EGCG is one of the most powerful compound in Võrratu Green Tea.

Molecular understanding of Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) in cardiovascular and metabolic diseases:

Fluoride content in tea and its relationship with tea quality:

May Improve Brain Function

Caffeine and the central nervous system: mechanisms of action, biochemical, metabolic and psychostimulant effects:

L-theanine, a natural constituent in tea, and its effect on mental state:

The neuropharmacology of L-theanine(N-ethyl-L-glutamine): a possible neuroprotective and cognitive enhancing agent:

Involvement of GABA(A) receptors in the neuroprotective effect of theanine on focal cerebral ischemia in mice:

L-theanine and caffeine in combination affect human cognition as evidenced by oscillatory alpha-band activity and attention task performance:

A double-blind, placebo-controlled study evaluating the effects of caffeine and L-theanine both alone and in combination on cerebral blood flow, cognition and mood:

May Help With Weight Loss

Obesity and thermogenesis related to the consumption of caffeine, ephedrine, capsaicin, and green tea:

Efficacy of a green tea extract rich in catechin polyphenols and caffeine in increasing 24-h energy expenditure and fat oxidation in humans:

Green tea extract ingestion, fat oxidation, and glucose tolerance in healthy humans:

Effect of moderate intakes of different tea catechins and caffeine on acute measures of energy metabolism under sedentary conditions:

Caffeine use in sports, pharmacokinetics in man, and cellular mechanisms of action:

The Effects of Preexercise Caffeinated Coffee Ingestion on Endurance Performance: An Evidence-Based Review:

Effects of caffeine ingestion on exercise testing: a meta-analysis:

May Lead to a Lower Risk of Cancer

Oxidative stress, inflammation, and cancer: How are they linked:

Green tea consumption and breast cancer risk or recurrence: a meta-analysis:

Green tea consumption and prostate cancer risk in Japanese men: a prospective study:

An inverse association between tea consumption and colorectal cancer risk:

Cancer prevention by green tea: evidence from epidemiologic studies:

Addition of whole, semiskimmed, and skimmed bovine milk reduces the total antioxidant capacity of black tea:

May Reduce the Effect of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s

Neurological mechanisms of green tea polyphenols in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases:

Simultaneous manipulation of multiple brain targets by green tea catechins: a potential neuroprotective strategy for Alzheimer and Parkinson diseases:

Tea Polyphenols in Parkinson's Disease:

Green tea is known to kill bacteria which can lead to dental health and lowering risk of infection.

Anti-infective properties of epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), a component of green tea:

Anti-influenza virus activity of green tea by-products in vitro and efficacy against influenza virus infection in chickens:

Antiviral effect of catechins in green tea on influenza virus:

Green tea: A boon for periodontal and general health:

In vitro antibacterial activity of Camellia sinensis extract against cariogenic microorganisms:

Antibacterial Activity of Iranian Green and Black Tea on Streptococcus Mutans: An In Vitro Study:

Green tea: a promising natural product in oral health:

Effect of green tea on volatile sulfur compounds in mouth air:

May Lower the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Effect of green tea on glucose control and insulin sensitivity: a meta-analysis of 17 randomized controlled trials:

The relationship between green tea and total caffeine intake and risk for self-reported type 2 diabetes among Japanese adults:

Coffee, decaffeinated coffee, and tea consumption in relation to incident type 2 diabetes mellitus: a systematic review with meta-analysis:

May Assist With Preventing Cardiovascular Disease

Green and black tea for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease:

Associations of Coffee, Tea, and Caffeine Intake with Coronary Artery Calcification and Cardiovascular Events:

May Help You Lose Weight and Body Composition

Effects of catechin enriched green tea on body composition:

Green tea improves metabolic biomarkers, not weight or body composition: a pilot study in overweight breast cancer survivors:

May Help You Live Longer

Green tea consumption and mortality due to cardiovascular disease, cancer, and all causes in Japan: the Ohsaki study: