EGCG: A Closer Look
By William I. Lengeman III
If you’ve been following the numerous reports about tea’s alleged health benefits in the media (including the ones at this site) in past years, then you’ve probably encountered a mouthful of a term known as epigallocatechin-3-gallate. Which is one of the most often cited beneficial compounds found in tea and one that’s typically shortened to the more manageable acronym, EGCG.
A compound in tea that’s known as a catechin, EGCG has antioxidant properties and is found in the greatest...
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