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Is tea good for you if it contains caffeine?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Green tea: Tea is derived from the camellia sinensis tree. The leaves contain antioxidant polyphenols. The linus pauling institute reported a study that suggested green tea can assist w glycemic control. Studies show that the polyphenols in green tea have an anti-carcinogenic effect as well as leading to a reduced heart disease death rate. Try decaffeinated tea because too much caffeine can cause problems.
Last updated Mar 12, 2018


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