Tuesday, February 07, 2006

Doctor writes about green tea's benefits

Florida surgeon Dr. Richard T. Bosshardt answers a reader's question about the health benefits of green tea, such as the ability of the green tea compound epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG)—"one of the most potent antioxidants known"—to lower LDL (bad) cholesterol, lower high blood pressure, promote a healthy immune system, prevent or fight cancer, aid digestion, and even preventing tooth decay.


—Mellow Monk


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