Friday, January 26, 2007

Study: green tea catechin kills cervical cancer cells

Researchers tested the effect of epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG)—an antioxidant found only in green tea—on cervical cancer. They found that EGCG kills cervical cancer cells, which means that drinking green tea is like taking a natural chemopreventive agent that doesn't harm healthy cells in the body.

—Mellow Monk

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