Green tea protects against bone loss

Summary This study investigated the effects of green tea on bone loss. The experiments were performed using 20 female rats. The researchers found that green tea had a protective effect against bone loss. This effect was also recognized as a possible means to fight oxidative stress (imbalance between free radicals production and the body´s antioxidant…

Green tea decreases the risk of fracture

Summary This review collected studies on the association between green tea consumption and the prevention of age-related bone loss in elderly women and men. Different aspects were investigated such as green tea composition, involvement of oxidative stress (imbalance between free radicals production and the body´s antioxidant defenses) and the protective effects of green tea against…