07 Evidence-Based Benefits of Green Tea

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Tea is rich in polyphenols, which are natural compounds that have health benefits, such as reducing inflammation and helping to fight cancer.

It doesn’t contain as much as coffee, but enough to produce a response without causing the jittery effects associated with taking in too much caffeine.

In one study involving 10 healthy men, taking green tea extract increased the number of calories burned by 4%. In another involving 12 healthy men,

Research has shown that oxidative damage can lead to chronic inflammation, which can lead to chronic diseases, including cancers.

Alzheimer’s disease is a common neurodegenerative disease and the most common cause of dementia in older adults

Test-tube studies suggest that catechins can suppress the growth of bacteria, potentially lowering the risk of infections

Type 2 diabetes involves having elevated blood sugar levels, which may be caused by insulin resistance or an inability to produce insulin.