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green tea drinkers, but prefer black tea. is there really a health benefit?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Full of antioxidants!
Answered on Jul 5, 2012
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Tea: Hello. Tea is derived from a tree called camellia sinensis. The leaves contain antioxidant polyphenols which have an anti-carcinogenic effect. The lighter the tea, the less it has been processed. White and green teas are especially helpful. Black teas have been dried and fermented. The linus pauling institute reported a study that suggest extracts from green tea can act as a plant-based >>.
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