October 14, 1999
American Chemical Society
Substances in green tea known as catechins can increase the antioxidant capacity of human plasma, which could help reduce cardiovascular disease risk, according to work published by Japanese researchers in the October issue of the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.
Finding suggests regular consumption could help reduce cardiovascular disease risk
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