Green Tea Extract has been extensively researched, yet new benefits continue to be discovered for this cost effective and potent herb. Green tea has positive effects on fat loss and your metabolism (it's in most fat loss formulas), cardiovascular health, immune system function among others. The primary ingredient that provides green tea's benefits is the known as EGCG. However the EGCG content found in brewed green tea is varied, so that means that green tea extract products such as NOW's EGCg Green Tea Extract are a better choice if you want to use green tea nutritionally. Each capsule of EGCG Green Tea Extract by NOW provides 200 mg of EGCG. Grren tea in the form of a capsule form is easier to use on a daily basis brewed green tea.
Green tea extracts are among the least processed and most cost effective of any supplement. So this means that many national brands, super centers, drugstores and supermarkets, have a green tea supplement of their own. However the quality of these green tea supplements varies quite a bit and can be difficult to evaluate. Choose a quality brand like EGCG Green Tea Extract from NOW, which is backed by NOW's unquestioned reputation for ingredient potency and purity and take advantage of green tea's benefits for yourself.
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Take with food. Individuals with liver disease or those currently taking any medications should consult their health practitioner prior to use.