Green tea contains. antioxidant polyphenols. Studies show that polyphenols in green tea have anti-carcinogenic effect & lead to a reduced heart disease death rate. The Linus Pauling Institute reported a study that suggested green tea can assist w glycemic control. A study by Maastricht University (Holland) noted Green tea has catechins & caffeine w inhibition of O-methyl- transferase & phosphodiesterase which effect.
Colorful antioxidant. As a general guideline, choose fruits and vegetables with intense colors (purple, blue, red, yellow) as they are likely to contain the highest concentrations of antioxidants. Peeling most fruits and vegetables, as the peel is often the most nutrient and fiber rich part.