Early research on green tea and cancer prevention seems encouraging. Green tea polyphenols may protect or destroy cancer cells, according to research.
The findings have been "inconsistent," although some have reported a decreased incidence of colon, breast, ovary, prostate, and lung cancer.
Green tea is rich in flavonoids, antioxidants that delay LDL cholesterol degradation, prevent blood clots, and improve blood vessel function.
Green tea reduces cholesterol and arterial blockages. The Arthritis Foundation recommends green tea for osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
Green tea polyphenols prevent inflammation and cartilage damage. Epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) may inhibit rheumatoid arthritis (RA)-causing chemicals.
Green tea reduces anxiety, improves memory, concentration, and brain function. Green tea extract improved working memory in a short trial, which might help cure dementia.
Psychopharmacology showed that 80 women with moderate to severe acne who took decaffeinated green tea extract daily had less pimples around their nose, mouth, and chin.
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