Results for: Catechin

In Tea

What temperature causes EGCG to convert to CGC - I am trying to find the optimum brewing temperature of green tea so that the most amount of catechins are released but EGCG is not eperimized to CGC?

A scientific article about EGCG being heat-eperimized to CGC in green tea shows that at 120 degrees C about 50% of the catechins are eperimized: (CGC actually has stronger (MORE)

What are catechins?

Catechins are flavonol phytonutrients that are potent anti-oxidants that can prevent tumor blood vessel growth, protect against the development of atherosclerotic plaque build (MORE)