Green Tea Rice Germ

The polyphenol contains of green tea has been extensively studied and scientifically verified of high medicinal values. Its therapeutic effects extend from anti-oxidant and its latest discovery is anti-aging.

Rice is a stable diet of the orient. The germ part of rice is packed with nutrients. A special enzymatic fermentation process will yield many functional substances that has extraordinary medicinal values.

Green Tea Polyphenol & Rice Germ Extract is a perfect combination to enhance immune defense & delay aging.

Green tea possesses high concentration of unique polyphenol (catechin) – epigallocatechin-3-O-gallate (EGCG)

There are 4 major green tea catechins:

  • Epigallocatechins (EGC)
  • Epicatechin (EC)
  • Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG)
  • Epicatechin gallate (ECG)

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Green Tea Polyphenol

greentea4Anti-oxidant
Green Tea Polyphenols has been shown to react with most of the reactive oxygen species (ROS) and inhibit lipid peroxidation

Gene Expression Regulations
DNA methylation – Decreased DNA methylation may initiate oncogenesis. Studies indicate DNA methylation can be reversed by intake of multiple food component, including tea polyphenol

Growth Signals Regulations
Growth factor – Unregulated expression of growth factors signaling may lead to cancerous growth. Tea polyphenol modulate the activity of cell growth signaling pathway to regulate & control growth.

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Health Benefits of Green Tea Polyphenol (EGCG)
High Performance UV Protection

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Health Benefits of Green Tea Polyphenol (EGCG)
Prostate Cancer Protection

According to American Cancer Society, prostate cancer is the leading cancer in American men, and in 2014 about 233,000 new cases will be diagnosed and another 29,400 men will die of prostate cancer.

  • 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed during his lifetime.
  • 6 in 10 cases are diagnosed in men aged 65 above.
  • Second leading cause of cancer death in American men after lung cancer

Studies found oral infusion of Green Tea Polyphenol significantly inhibited prostate cancer development, increased tumor-free and overall survival of the affected mice.

Green tea polyphenol inhibit serum:

  • Insulin-like growth factor (IGF-1)
  • Restore IGF binding protein
  • Reduce protein expression of proliferation of cell nuclear antigen

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Health Benefits of Green Tea Polyphenol (EGCG)
Cardiovascular Disease Protection

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the combination of a number of physiological disorders. Despite the fact that it is the world leading killer claiming 17.3 million lives in 2008. It is still one of the most preventable disease due to the fact that 80% of CVD are link to behavioral factors.

greentea9Green Tea Polyphenol was shown to be effective in the following areas:

Antioxidant

  • Prevent LDL oxidation
  • Increase anti-oxidant enzymes like glutathione peroxide, superoxide dismutase
  • Scavenge reactive oxygen species (ROS)

Anti-inflammation

  • In vitro studies has demonstrated Green tea polyphenol to arrest inflammatory cytokines.

Antithrombotic

  • In vivo & In Vitro studies suggest green tea polyphenol effect on antithrombotic is mainly via antiplatelet activity.

Cholesterol Lowering Effects

  • Green Tea Polyphenols are reported to reduce serum cholesterol levels and prevent accumulation of cholesterol in liver & heart tissues.

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Health Benefits of Fermented Rice Germ
Immune Booster

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Rice has been a staple diet since 2500 B.C and was believed to be originated from China and later spread to other parts of Asia like Sri Lanka and India.

Today, China remains the largest rice producing country follow by India, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and other parts of Indo-China such as Thailand & Vietnam.

After harvesting, rice are processed in the mill to remove its bran & germ. Recent discovery found rice bran & germ have many functional substances that has potential medicinal, health, cosmetic applications.

Enhance Immunostimulatory Activity
In vitro study found fermented rice germ markedly enhances phagocytotic capacity of rat hepatic macrophages compared to other plants.

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MIRICA Green Tea Rice Germ
Total Health Protection and Immune Booster