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Posted by on Apr 15, 2010 in Commentary | 1 comment

Green Tea extract useful for weight management

Green Tea extract useful for weight management

A study published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that a low dose of epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), an extract commonly found in green tea, helped overweight and obese men (with an average BMI of 31) increase fat oxidation by 33 per cent.

The study also found that green tea’s natural caffeine must be present for the compound to work its fat usage properties.

For more information about the specifics of this study as well as other studies that have reached similar conclusions, check out Green tea extract effective for weight loss at low doses.

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