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Archive for February, 2012

Green Tea and Influenza in Children

Here is another study on the benefits of green tea and the incidence of influenza—this time in children. During the influenza season in Japan, a survey was conducted to detect the incidence of influenza infection and preventive measures that were being used including the flu vaccination status of children in a household, the frequency and […]

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Green Tea and Influenza

About two hundred health care workers in three different healthcare facilities in Japan were randomized to receive either a placebo or a combination of green tea catechins and theanine that contained 378 mg/day of catechins and 210 mg/day of theanine, both constituents found in green tea. Of these eligible health care workers, 98 received the […]

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