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Potential Health Benefits of Green Tea

Camellia sinensis, the plant better known as tea plant, has been highly valued for centuries for its health promoting effects. Green tea, which is made from its leaves, is not fermented and so it is less oxidized than black tea and, therefore, more natural. It makes up about 20% of the total tea production. Green tea contains many different disease-fighting flavonoid compounds. Flavonoids act as strong antioxidants in the body to neutralize free radicals. Green […]