Friday, October 24, 2008

Green tea may stave off type 1 diabetes

Researchers at the Medical College of Georgia have found that the powerful green tea antioxidant epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) may delay the onset of type 1 (insulin-dependent) diabetes.



Drs. Drs. Stephen Hsu (left) and Kevin Gillespie, who headed up the research project at the Medical College of Georgia.


—Mellow Monk


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