Green Tea

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Green tea’s earliest reference was 2737 BC, a beverage predating even modern time (Lenda 1). Green tea has been rumored to cause weight loss, cure cancer, lower cholesterol, and reduce risk of stroke. A scientific study was done on green tea, by Yashi Mi and his colleagues to find the effects of green tea on the mind and body. EGCG is the major polyphenol in green tea. Green tea contains antioxidants, cardioprotective activities and anti-inflammatory properties(“Green”). The scientific study aimed to research, if “The compound EGCG can ameliorate fat and hinder HFFD-triggered learning and memory loss” (Mi et al 1). The scientific article focuses on how, “EGCG ameliorate and regular cognitive defects and signal pathways in the central nervous…show more content…
For writing the focus of ideas is important in conveying a message to the audience. The scientific articles depth can be illustrated by its twelve pages of writing, expressing depth in various manners of complexity and length. True scientific knowledge is expected when the scientific article displays graphs, tables and charts on pages 3-11, with an expectation of ability to read such complicated graphics.The scientific article takes an complex focus approach to detailing “tests”. “Methods”, “real time quality control”, “cell culture” and “analysis”(Mi et al). These headings have a field specific focus relating only to scientists. In contrast the popular article takes a understandable approach to communicate ideas to the audience. The popular article is digestible compressing the research study down into the findings. The popular article has a contrary focus to the scientific article. The scientific article chooses to focus on the experiment and methods for scientists to be able to repeat.The popular article focuses on the research’s effect for people. The popular article shares information in layman 's terms addressing the “groups”, the “diets”, and the specific effects on the groups (“Green). The popular article chooses as simple focus and shorter depth to appeal to many different audiences catching their eyes and easily…show more content…
The scientific articles focus on appealing to field specific scientists. However, both articles purposes in informing the audience are the same, the intent of the writing for a specific audience is evident. Yashi Mi et al conveys his ideas and findings using language such as “polyphenol” (Mi et al 1) with and understanding those reading his findings would be researchers and scientists. The scientific article focuses on approaching scientists through a research oriented purpose. The popular article focuses on approaching to a broad audience, anyone who would read an article. The popular article focuses on compacting the information making easy to read and comprehend. The popular article makes an appeal to relate and intrigue is audience, public. The following is an overview of the experiment, “Divided 3-month-old male C57BL/6J mice into three groups based on diet: 1) a control group fed with a standard diet ...3) a group fed with an HFFD diet and 2 grams of EGCG per liter of drinking water” (“Green”). This list, like structure appeals to the eye and readers in an understandable and easy to comprehend format. The difference in audiences contributes greatly to the way in which the articles were
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