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can you tell me how green tea can help me to lose weight?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Small Effect: A study by Maastricht University (Holland) noted Green tea has catechins & caffeine w inhibition of O-methyl- transferase & phosphodiesterase which effects thermogenesis & fat oxidation. The Linus Pauling Institute reported a study indicating that green tea can assist w glycemic control. Additionally, green tea has a diuretic effect.
Answered on Jun 30, 2014

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