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Reading the green tea leaves

Posted on 26 May 2021
Reading the green tea leaves
Green tea is an extremely popular beverage worldwide. Derivatives of green tea, particularly (-)-epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), have been proposed to have anticarcinogenic properties based on preclinical, observational, and clinical trial data. In the production of black tea, the plant leaves are picked and then allowed to wither indoors, ferment, and oxidize. For green tea, the plant leaves are steamed and parched after picking to prevent oxidation of the catechins present in the lea...
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