PREMIER ANTIOXIDANT POWER WITH EGCG
FROM ANCIENT TIMES
Tea has been cultivated for centuries, dating back to use in ancient India and China. Did you know that tea is the most widely consumed drink in the world today, second only to water? Across the earth, millions of people drink tea every day. Research studies suggest that among all the teas, green tea in particular is a star player, with many significant health benefits.
In contrast to black tea, green tea (Camellia sinensis) is mad from unfermented tea leaves and naturally contains a high concentration of polyphenols. Polyphenols are natural plant compounds that act as powerful antioxidants and help fight free radicals, which can stress DNA as well as other compounds in the body. Many scientists believe that free radicals contribute to the aging process. Thus, taking a high quality green tea supplement on a daily basis may supply impressive antioxidant support as well as promote maximal health and well being.
WHAT'S IN GREEN TEA THAT MAKES IT SO SPECIAL?
Green tea's timeless health benefits can be traced to its naturally occurring bioactive compounds called polyphenols. One abundant type of polypehenol in green tea is called catechins. Catechins are known to exhibit potent free radical neutralizing properties. The major catechin in green tea leaves is called EGCG (epigallocatechin gallate) and is considered to be green tea's key active component. It is also valued for its active antioxidant properties.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF EGCG?
EGCG offers many benefits for overall health and well-being. It has been studied extensively for its benefits in weight maintenance through promotion of fat metabolism. Thus, it plays an important role in supporting overall health and wellness. EGCG has also been scientifically shown to assist in maintaining healthy tissues during normal metabolic stress.
In summary, the little superstar component of green tea, EGCG, supports weight management benefits when coupled with a healthy diet and regular exercise routine. It works to help optimize metaboic wellness and also promotes cardiovascular health due to
Serving size: 2 Vegetarian Capsules
Servings per container: 60
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|Green Tea Extract (leaf)|
(Camellis sinensis) (Standardized to contain a minimum of 65% total catechins and 45% epigallocatechin gallate [EGCG])
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* % Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
† Daily Value not established.
Other Ingredients: Vegetable Cellulose Capsules.