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Green Tea Component May Slow Prostate Cancer

The active compounds in green tea might slow the progression of prostate Cancer, the results of a small study suggest.

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Green Tea: Mixed Reviews For Cancer Prevention

Lifestyle choices are pieces of the cancer prevention puzzle, but exactly which steps to take remain unclear, even to scientists. Still, more and more individuals are incorporating small changes into their daily routine such as drinking green tea in hopes of keeping cancer risk at bay.

Is it working? A large new Cochrane review of studies that examined the affect of green tea on cancer prevention has yielded conflicting results.

Researchers looked at 51 medium- to high-quality studies that included more than 1.6 million participants. The studies focused on the relationship between green tea consumption and a variety of cancers, including breast, lung, digestive tract, urological prostate, gynecological and oral cancers.

Jury’s still out on green tea for preventing cancer

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Green tea is safe and may taste delicious, but if you’re counting on it to prevent cancer, you may want to reconsider: A new review of studies including more than 1.6 million people has found “limited” evidence that Green tea might help prevent some types of cancer.

“We can say for certain that Green tea consumption can never account for cancer prevention alone,” Dr. Katja Boehm of the Unconventional and Complementary Methods in Oncology Study Group in Nuremberg, Germany, who led the review, told Reuters Health via E-mail. “The lack of interventional studies in this field, where many health claims have been made in the past, is one of the most salient points of the review,” she added.

Hepatitis – Causes, Symptoms, Types, Prevention and Treatment

Hepatitis is the presence of inflammatory cells in the liver tissue caused by excessive alcohol drinking, disorders of the gall bladder or pancreas, including medication side effects, and infections. In this article, we will discuss Causes, Symptoms, Types, Prevention and Treatment of hepatitis.

I. Causes of hepatitis

A person can develop hepatitis if they contract one of the viruses that can cause liver inflammation, or as a result of exposure to substances that can cause hepatitis. There are two ways that can lead to hepatitis: it can either occur as a result of infections or from autoimmune processes.

Does Green Tea Really Help in Weight Loss?

There’s recently been a LOT in the news concerning Green tea and weight loss.

Green tea is the least processed and thus provides the most antioxidant polyphenols, notably a catechin called epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), which is believed to be responsible for most of the health benefits linked to Green tea.

Green tea’s weight loss effects have been causing more and more people to start drinking Green tea

- But, just how does Green tea help you lose weight? – And does it really work or is it all just hype?

This article gives you the facts about drinking Green tea to lose weight.

The Green tea health benefits

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Green tea may help reduce inflammation associated with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, the two types of IBD. If green tea proves to be helpful for preventing colon cancer, this would be an added benefit for those with IBD because they are at risk for colon cancer.

Diabetes

Green tea has been used traditionally to control blood sugar in the body. Animal studies suggest that green tea may help prevent the development of type 1 diabetes and slow the progression once it has developed. People with type 1 diabetes produce little or no insulin, a hormone that converts glucose (sugar), starches, and other foods into energy needed for daily life. Green tea may help regulate glucose in the body.