Beneficial Effects of Green Tea—A Review

  title={Beneficial Effects of Green Tea—A Review},
  author={Carmen Cabrera and R. Artacho and R. Gim{\'e}nez},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Nutrition},
  pages={79 - 99}
  • Carmen Cabrera, R. Artacho, R. Giménez
  • Published 2006
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Journal of the American College of Nutrition
  • Tea is the most consumed drink in the world after water. Green tea is a ‘non-fermented’ tea, and contains more catechins, than black tea or oolong tea. Catechins are in vitro and in vivo strong antioxidants. In addition, its content of certain minerals and vitamins increases the antioxidant potential of this type of tea. Since ancient times, green tea has been considered by the traditional Chinese medicine as a healthful beverage. Recent human studies suggest that green tea may contribute to a… CONTINUE READING


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