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can green tea really aid in weight loss?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
There are a few: Studies that suggest this. The linus pauling institute reported a study that suggest extracts from green tea can act as a plant-based alternative for glycemic control. I personally think that more research needs to be done to clearly establish this.
Answered on Jun 20, 2013

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