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Posted by: Tessa | 2007/03/22

Green Tea

Hi Diet Doc

I have heard that green tea helps with weight loss. Is this true and how does it work.

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Dear Tessa
There is some research that indicates that certain compounds that occur in green tea do assist with weight loss. However this research is still in the early stages so we are not quite sure what these compounds do to promote weight loss. There are also already some products on the market like WeightSmart tablets that include green tea extract for weight loss. However, you will still need to reduce your energy intake and increase your energy expenditure with exercise to lose weight successfully.
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DietDoc

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