catechins

Tea for Athletes: Caffeine Is a Plus Factor

Athletes have not been a target of attention among tea producers, which seems a little surprising given increased focus on tea innovation and marketing on wellness, health management, weight control, and illness prevention. There’s no tea equivalent of a sports drink, but there are many studies and expert sports medicine and coaching professionals who...

Powdered Tea Mixes Contain Some Beneficial Compounds

Powdered green-tea beverage mixes do contain beneficial compounds, but not much compared to brewed tea, according to a scientist who specializes in nutrition research. The green-tea drink mixes contain flavonoids, mostly compounds called catechins, Jeffrey Blumberg, PhD, senior scientist in the Antioxidants Research Laboratory at the Jean Mayer Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging...