A 49-year-old member asked:
i'm curious as to what are the benefits of green tea ?
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Dr. Heidi Fowler answered
25 years experience Psychiatry
The leaves contain : Antioxidant polyphenols. Studies show that the polyphenols in green tea have an anti-carcinogenic effect as well as leading to a reduced heart disease death rate. The linus pauling institute reported a study that suggested that green tea can assist with glycemic control. A study by maastricht university (holland) noted green tea has catechins ; caffeine w inhibition of o-methyl- transferase ; >>.
Answered on Dec 7, 2013
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