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Essential Nutrients for a Naturally Healthy Body

  • Research suggests that antioxidants can be beneficial to health by helping the body protect itself from the harmful effects of "free radicals".
  • Studies provide evidence that tea contains protective antioxidants that can help body protect itself against free radicals, molecules that can damage cells.
  • Unsweetened, fresh tea is sodium-free, sugar-free, fat-free, virtually calorie-free and a satisfying, aromatic beverage. It's an ideal choice for a healthy lifestyle or weight-loss, especially when substituting for other sugar sweetened beverages.
  • In a study comparing tea and coffee showed that tea produced more consistent levels during the day and appeared to have a more gentle reviving effect. Green tea has about half the caffeine as a comparable cup of regular brewed coffee. Together with other research conducted on caffeine and sleep, these studies suggest that tea provides the potential beneficial effects of caffeine on performance during the day without disrupting sleep at night.

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What are Polyphenols?

Polyphenols (flavonoids) are powerful antioxidants that are 100 times more potent than Vitamin C and 25 times more than Vitamin E. Polyphenols are important for fighting harmful free radicals, which cause degenerative diseases and immune system deficiency.

Studies show that consuming foods high in polyphenols can promote good health, maintain normal weight and stimulates the immune system. Green tea contains higher antioxidants—flavonoid polyphenols than black and oolong teas.

The polyphenols that exist in green tea are mainly (-)-epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), (-)-epigallocatechin (EGC), (-)-epicatechin gallate (ECG), (+)-epicatechin (EC), (-)-gallocatechin gallate (GCG), and (-)-catechin. EGCG is the most powerful and the most abundant of the six major catechins found in green tea.

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