more and more green tea

evening matcha

evening matcha

In yet another study, Green tea component upsets cancer cell metabolism, we see more benefits of drinking green tea. This particular study shows that epigallocatechin gallate or “EGCG,” our favorite active biological agent of green tea, changes the metabolism of pancreatic cancer cells by suppressing the expression of lactate dehydrogenase A (LDHA), a critical enzyme in cancer metabolism.

  • “By explaining how green tea’s active component could prevent cancer, this study will open the door to a whole new area of cancer research and help us understand how other foods can prevent cancer or slow the growth of cancerous cells.”

It’s summertime, but there’s no reason NOT to enjoy green tea when the temperatures rise. Hibiki-an supplies us with some great recipes for iced green tea. read more