• Green Tea Boosts Heart and Brain Health

    One year ago - By Mercola

    By Dr. Mercola
    High quality teas - green tea in particular - contain polyphenol antioxidants recognized for their disease prevention and antiaging properties. Polyphenols can account for up to 30 percent of the dry leaf weight of green tea. Within the group of polyphenols are flavonoids, which contain catechins.
    One of the most powerful catechins is epigallocatechin-3-gallate , found in green tea. EGCG has been shown to positively impact a number of illnesses and conditions, including obesity, Type 2 diabetes, heart disease and cancer.
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