Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Green tea can limit the amount of starch that is absorbed by our body, says a study published at Nature.com

The study states that because excess starch is normally converted to fat and stored in the body as increased body fat, green tea could help fight obesity in the face of today's high-starch diets.

The researchers found that study participants showed signs of reduced conversion of carbohydrates by glucose into fat.

Thus green tea could be an important weapon in the fight against obesity, in addition to benefiting the body in other ways, as well.

—Mellow Monk


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