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Epigallocatechin gallate changes mRNA expression l... [Br J Nutr. 2012] - PubMed - NCBI

Catechins, compounds derived from green tea, have been shown to improve cholesterol metabolism in animal studies, but the molecular mechanisms underlying this function...

 

 

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Studies show that green tea extract contains polyphenols that can activate genes to help the liver process and neutralize cholesterol.

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Spinach influences gene expression to cut colon cancer risk in half

Spinach influences gene expression to cut colon cancer risk in half | Longevity science | Scoop.it

"Consumption of spinach can partially offset the damaging effects of many food-induced carcinogens. In tests with laboratory animals, the leafy greens cut the incidence of colon tumors almost in half, from 58 percent to 32 percent.

 

The researchers concluded 'The good news about epigenetics and microRNA alterations is that we may be able to restore normal cell function, via diet and healthy life style choices.' "

 

 

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