Beneficial effects of green tea: A literature review

  title={Beneficial effects of green tea: A literature review},
  author={Sabu M Chacko and Priya T Thambi and Ramadasan Kuttan and Ikuo Nishigaki},
  booktitle={Chinese medicine},
The health benefits of green tea for a wide variety of ailments, including different types of cancer, heart disease, and liver disease, were reported. Many of these beneficial effects of green tea are related to its catechin, particularly (-)-epigallocatechin-3-gallate, content. There is evidence from in vitro and animal studies on the underlying mechanisms of green tea catechins and their biological actions. There are also human studies on using green tea catechins to treat metabolic syndrome… CONTINUE READING
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