The Smoothie and Green tea and Artichoke for Prevention and Treatment of Vitiligo

Kyle J. Norton (Scholar, and Master of nutrients) All right reserved
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Imaging of long term intake of delicious smoothies loved by many with the power of reduced risk and treatment of chronic illness with no one mentions about.  Epidemiological studies with strong evidences suggested that blueberry oral administration hold a potential with therapeutic values for reduced risk of women who carry the mutation gene and treatment of breast cancer(*).

The curable smoothies are collection of recipes produced from natural sources, including organic fruits and vegetables, and some herbs which have been proven effectively for reduced risk and treatment for diseases and syndromes by scientific research of clinical trials and/or studies.

The finding of foods from natural sources has been a dream of scientists and scholars since ancient time. Socrates Said,” Let foods be your medicine and let medicine be your foods”. Let all of us all exercise the values of the past wisdom to build a letter living and living health while enjoining these delicious drinks.

The smoothie for Prevention of the Early Onset and Treatment of vitiligo

Yield: 2 servings (about 8 ounces each)
1/2 cup cooked artichoke
2 cups green tea drink (Make from 8 grams(4 tea bags) of green tea, a slice of ginger and a cup of hot water lipped for 5 minutes, and set aside for cooling to room temperature)

1. Place all ingredients in a blender and puree about 1 minute
2. Blend on high speed about 1 minute or until the mixture is thick and the ice is well crushed. Add more green tea drink if needed
3. Serve immediately

Recent studies by some renowned institutions suggested that green tea(1) and artichoke may be the next generation of ingredient extracted from natural sources for reduced risk and treatment of psoriasis.

Vitiligo is a condition with the loss of skin color in blotches caused the death of melanocytes or or melanocytes has stop producing melanin.
Green tea has been a precious drink in traditional Chinese culture and used exceptional in socialization for more than 4000 thousand years. Due to its commercial values and health effects, green tea now has been cultivated all over the world in suitable climate. According to the joint study lead by the The Third People’s Hospital of Hangzhou, EGCG administration was significantly associated with a decreased risk of vitiligo, through its effects on proinflammatory cytokines and inflammatory mediators(1).
In support to the effectiveness, the University of Freiburg study insisted, green tea, one of many plant containing antioxidant polyphenolic compounds may process the therapeutic values for prevention and treatment of Vitiligo(3).

Additionally, Dr. Ning W abd colleadues in the investigation of the effect of EGCG, suggested, green tea inhibited Vitiligo through directly inhibited the kinase activity of Janus kinase 2 (JAK2) in cell division by attenuated interferon (IFN)-γ, the immune mediator of inflammation(2).

Silymarin, a phytochemical in the class of Lignans (phytoestrogens), found abundantly in artichokes,  according to the Dr. Sehgal VN. may have a potential value for established therapeutic ingredient for
progressive vitiligo in children(4), when it is used conjunction with topical Tacrolimus.

In reinforcement of the effect of Silymarin, Feily A, Namazi MR. suggested that silymarin may be as a potential novel addition to the limited anti-vitiligo weaponry(5).
Taking altogether, The combination of green tea and artichoke may offer the potential effect not only in prevention of the onset and but also in treatment of Vitiligo.
People with increased risk of vitiligo are wise to drink at least one serving daily. People with vitiligo, should drink the juice as much as they can, depending to the toleration of digestive system.