Caffeine in Green Tea and Coffee

Caffeine in Green Tea and Coffee

Caffeine in Green Tea and Coffee In these modern days, caffeine lovers are prevalent all over the world. The most popular caffeinated beverages include coffee and tea. While there have been numerous studies looking at the health benefits of these beverages, there has...
Green Tea and Neurodegenerative Diseases

Green Tea and Neurodegenerative Diseases

Green Tea and Neurodegenerative Diseases By Justin H. Joe, Ph.D. & H. S. Jeon, Ph.D. ‘With the prolonging of the lifespan in humans, many age-related diseases are becoming more of a problem. While there have been numerous studies on neurodegenerative...

Green Tea and the Kidneys

Green Tea and the Kidneys How does green tea affect the kidneys? Recent animal studies have highlighted some interesting results. As many people know, one of the most important functions of the kidneys is to remove wastes from the bloodstream. These wastes include...
Anomalous And Unique Properties of Water

Anomalous And Unique Properties of Water

Anomalous And Unique Properties of Water By H.S. Jeon, Ph.D. & J.H. Joe, Ph.D. Water is So Simple and Unique! It is such a simple and small molecule, but it has very unique as well as anomalous chemical and physical properties. The chemical structure of a single...
The Benefits of Green Tea and Exercise

The Benefits of Green Tea and Exercise

The Benefits of Green Tea and Exercise By J.H. Joe, Ph.D. & H.S. Jeon, Ph.D. Exercise and green tea are considered beneficial to our daily health. However, the combined effect of consuming green tea and exercising is not as widely known. Current research...
Effects of Green Tea on Cholesterol

Effects of Green Tea on Cholesterol

Effects of Green Tea on Cholesterol By M. Park, PharmD High cholesterol is one of the major health concerns affecting many people worldwide. According to the World Health Organization, about 39% of the world’s population has high cholesterol [1]. Cholesterol is one of...
Overview of Green Tea: History to Health Benefits

Overview of Green Tea: History to Health Benefits

Overview of Green Tea: History to Health Benefits By John Jernstad, Alex Park, and Justin Joe, Ph.D. Although it appears that the practice of steeping leaves in water to drink is a millennia-old practice, no one is sure where tea originated from. Some scholars believe...
How Green Tea Affects Blood Pressure

How Green Tea Affects Blood Pressure

How Green Tea Affects Blood Pressure By Solha Park, PharmD & Moa Park, PharmD Among the major risk factors of developing cardiovascular diseases such as heart attack, heart failure and stroke, high blood pressure is the most closely and consistently related to the...
Food Additives and Preservatives

Food Additives and Preservatives

Food Additives and Preservatives By S. Chung, M.S. & H.S. Jeon, Ph.D. Food Additives Food additives refer to any substances that are added to change food in some way before it is consumed. Additives include preservatives for extending shelf life, flavoring and...