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i'm wondering is green tea really good for weight loss?

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Dr. Erik Borncamp
Wound care 25 years experience
Not sure it is...: Like so many alternative treatments or products, tradition, theory, hope and anecdotal evidence do not hold up when a formal review of evidence is done. See the excellent answers on weight loss on this site and drink tea because you like it, not for its supposed magical properties. More info: http://nccam.Nih.Gov/health/greentea?Nav=gsa.

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A 25-year-old female asked:

Can green tea cause weight loss?

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Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 years experience
No: But there are questions about anti-oxidants in it the main idea to me, is that if you are doing things to improve your health like green tea, you are likely to do many things to improve your health.
A 26-year-old female asked:

Does green tea help with weight loss?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Yes, if has calories: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories.
A 47-year-old member asked:

What is the most appropriate green tea for weight loss?

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Dr. Erik Borncamp
Wound care 25 years experience
Not sure there is...: Like so many alternative treatments or products, tradition, theory, hope and anecdotal evidence do not hold up when a formal review of evidence is done. See the excellent answers on weight loss on this site and drink tea because you like it, not for its supposed magical properties. More info: http://nccam.Nih.Gov/health/greentea?Nav=gsa.
A 49-year-old member asked:

Is it true that green tea is good for weight loss?

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Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
No: It's just another internet scam. Don't get your health information from friends, tv or the internet.
A 35-year-old member asked:

What types of twinings green tea should I be drinking for weight loss?

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Dr. Nimish Gosrani
Anti-Aging Medicine 33 years experience
Green tea: I don't think that matters, green tea in general is good .So is green coffee supplements.Focus on low glycemic index foods(<40).Drink plenty of water.Have a consistent exercise program.Get your hormone levels checked, especially your thyroid and testosterone levels.

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