Cocoa Beans

Food of Gods Cocoa Bean: benefits & Side Effects

September 16, 2017 Dr. Asha Jyoti 2

Cocoa Bean is one of the superfoods. Cocoa beans are mainly consumed in the powder form, cocoa beans are obtained from a well-known tropical tree Theobroma cacao L.The cocoa powder is made from cocoa beans by following through the process of fermentation, drying, roasting, milling, pressing and coaching. Cocoa beans [Read More]

chaga mushroom health benefits and side effects

Chaga Mushrooms Benefits, Side effects & Research

September 16, 2017 Dr. Asha Jyoti 5

Chaga mushroom (Inonotus obliquus) also known as White rot fungus grows on the trunk of a live mature birch tree. These mushrooms are traditionally used as medicine for cancer, liver disease, viral and bacterial infections, diseases related to stomach and as a functional food in Russia, China, Korea, Japan, and [Read More]

Yellow Tea health Benefits and side effects

Yellow Tea health benefits & Side effects

September 16, 2017 Dr. Asha Jyoti 2

Yellow tea is one of the rarest form of tea produced only in China mainly in Anhui and Hupei province. The harvest time of yellow tea is short combine with the complex process. The yellow tea processing includes solar weathering, pan frying and steaming and sweating followed by drying with [Read More]

Oolong Tea health benefits and side effects

Oolong Tea Benefits & Side Effects

September 16, 2017 Dr. Asha Jyoti 1

Oolong tea a semi-fermented tea leaf of Camellia sinensis manufactured mainly in China and Taiwan. In other words, we can say that oolong tea is an intermediate between green tea and black tea. It is a traditional Chinese tea with amazing health benefits including anticarcinogenic, antioxidants and antilipidemic activities. Due to [Read More]

Green Tea Side Effects & Health Benefits

Green Tea Benefits & Side Effects

July 5, 2017 Dr. Asha Jyoti 0

Green tea is mainly derived from plant Camellia Sinensis. It is basically unfermented that is not exposed to air and additives C. Sinensis leaves. Almost 20% of the world population consumed green tea. What are the medicinally beneficial components and functions of green tea? Polyphenolic compounds (catechins, epicatechin (EC), epicatechin-3-gallate [Read More]

black tea health benefits and side effects

Black Tea Benefits, Side Effects & Common Myths

July 5, 2017 Dr. Asha Jyoti 1

Black tea is produced from  Camellia sinensis. Tea leaves contain polyphenols namely catechins. Processing of black tea includes the complete oxidation of catechins into oligomeric flavanols includes theaflavin which gives it a brisk taste. The full fermentation of tea leaves along with caffeine gives black tea its characteristic color and [Read More]