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1.Green Tea
People have been drinking tea for thousands of years, but in the last couple of decades a number of potential health benefits have been attributed to this ancient beverage. /epnat/herb_supp/black_tea 104343 doc Black tea and green tea are made from the same plant, but a higher level of the original substances endure in the less-processed green form...
Score: 99%
 
2.Green-Lipped Mussel
The green-lipped mussel, a common appetizer in sushi restaurants, contains healthy fats in the omega-3 family. Like 21684 /tnp/pg000504 doc fish oil , another source of omega-3 fatty acids, green-lipped mussel has shown some promise for reducing inflammation. ref1 1 Inflammation is the cause of symptoms in numerous illnesses, ranging from arthriti...
Score: 98%
 
3.Green Coffee Bean Extract
Just as black tea is made by processing green tea leaves from their original state, ordinary coffee is made by roasting green coffee beans. This processing alters the chemical makeup of the plant product. In an analogy to the medicinal study of /tnp/pg000680 doc 21771 green tea , an extract made from green coffee beans is undergoing increasing...
Score: 95%
 
4.Black Tea
Black and green tea are made from the same plant, but black tea has been allowed to oxidize, altering its constituents. While green tea is high in catechins (especially epigallocatechin gallate, or EGCG), black tea contains relatively high levels of theaflavins, theanine, and thearubigens. Although /tnp/pg000680 doc 21771 green tea is more commo...
Score: 89%
 
5.Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors
Monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors were the first antidepressant drugs invented. While they are quite effective, they can be dangerous if combined with the wrong foods, drugs, or supplements. The substance tyramine, found in some cheeses, beer, fermented soy products, and other foods, is particularly dangerous to combine with these medications. Sti...
Score: 88%
 
6.Spirulina
The supplement called spirulina consists of one or more members of a family of blue-green algae. The name was inspired by the spiral shapes in which these plants array themselves as they grow. ref1 1 Other blue-green algae products are also available on the market, and they are discussed in this article as well. Spirulina grows in the wild in salty...
Score: 87%
 
7.Oat Straw
When the oat plant matures, it produces a fruit that becomes the grain oats, a heart-healthy, high-fiber food. This article does not address this form of oat. Rather, it describes products made from the green, unripe oat straw, sold under the names Avena sativa , green oats, and wild oat extract. Traditionally, oat straw was considered a mild ...
Score: 87%
 
8.Sunburn
We're all familiar with sunburn the short-term skin inflammation caused by overexposure to the sun. Besides the familiar redness, pain, blistering, and flaking, overexposure to sunlight can lead to long-term skin damage, including premature aging and an increased risk of skin cancer. The chief culprit in sunburn is not the sun's heat but its ultrav...
Score: 87%
 
9.Functional Foods Index
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10.Wheat Grass Juice
Grains such as wheat and barley are ordinarily consumed in their mature state once their seeds have fully matured. However, use of the deep green, immature forms of these plants has been advocated for health promotion. Wheat grass juice is one of these "green foods." It was popularized in the 1960's by Ann Wigmore. She claimed that use...
Score: 85%
 

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