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Boosting metabolism: Green Tea boosts metabolism 4%
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Green tea increases metabolism by 4 percent per day according to one study.
EGCG interacts with caffeine to boost metabolism
This is due to an interaction of the caffeine with the green tea polyphenols, specifically catechins, specifically epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG).
Green tea increases noradrenaline by 40%
Green tea increases noradrenaline release by 40 percent which increases metabolism.
Dullo AG, Duret C, Rohrer D, Girardier L, Mensi N, Fathi M. A green tea extract (AR 25) rich in catechin polyphenols stimulates 24-hour energy expenditure and fat oxidation in humans. International Journal of Obesity, 1999 May, 23(5):S174(abstract 579).
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