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can drinking green tea help with my weight loss?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Mild if used w diet: ; exercise. Green tea has a diuretic effect so you lose water weight. The linus pauling institute reported a study that suggests green tea extracts acts as a plant-based alternative for glycemic control. Catechins in the tea may ^ thermogenesis. 3 to 4 cups/day can have health benefits. Drinking 5 or > cups of caffeinated green tea can lead to possible side effects.
Answered on Feb 27, 2014

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