High doses of B vitamins slow rate of shrinking brain

Unfortunately, getting older comes with a common consequence affecting up to 16 percent of elderly people – gradual reduction in brain size, which is associated with problems in learning and memory. However, a new study reports that daily supplementation with high doses of B vitamins may help slow the rate of brain degeneration. Oxford researchersContinue reading “High doses of B vitamins slow rate of shrinking brain”

Green tea EGCG in low doses boosts fat oxidation by amounts comparable to caffeine

Several studies have reported that green tea improves weight loss, which has largely been attributed to its content of caffeine. A pilot study, however, reports that green tea’s main antioxidant catechin, epgallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), may also have thermogenic potential. Thielecke et al of Germany report in the April issue of European Journal of Clinical Nutrition thatContinue reading “Green tea EGCG in low doses boosts fat oxidation by amounts comparable to caffeine”