Green Tea

Green Tea

What are the benefits of green tea? Green tea and green tea extracts are rich in catechin polyphenols, in particular, epigallocatechin gallate, or EGCG. EGCG is a powerful antioxidant which may support a weight loss program by: increasing metabolism (energy expenditure) increasing fat oxidation regulating blood glucose after a meal suppressing appetite Green tea can increase metabolism without increasing the heart rate or blood pressure. For this reason, green tea has an advantage over other stimulant drugs and herbal weight loss supplements containing ephedra, ma huang or ephedrine.

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