polyphenols

Black Tea May Promote Weight Loss

Researchers from UCLA have found that black tea may promote weight loss, the university reports. In the new study, the scientists found that black tea alters energy metabolism in the liver of mice by changing gut metabolites. The results were published in the European Journal of Nutrition. Both black and green tea changed the...

Tea Polyphenols Studied in Fight Against Neurodegeneration

By Stephenie Overman Polyphenols in white tea are promising candidates to test for protection against neurodegeneration associated with diabetes, according to Dr. Branca Maria Silva, an associate professor at the University of Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal. Silva spoke on “Polyphenols as protective agents against neurotoxicity and neurodegeneration: the case of tea polyphenols,” at the...

Tea Even Benefits Man’s Best Friend

Add canine health to the ever-growing list of tea benefits. Researchers in China report that the polyphenols in tea have a positive effect on the health of dogs, according to a report in Chemistry World. The study, published in the Journal RSC Advances, looked at the effects of adding components of tea to dry...

Black Tea and Diabetes: Protecting the Body

Learn more about World Tea Expo’s new Tea Up for Health education track. A new study from Framingham State University finds potentially positive effects of black tea on the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to Frontiers in Nutrition. Under the direction of Lisa Striegel, a team of scientists from Framingham State University...