In the study conducted at Penn State University, EGCG was found to help reduce blood sugar spikes. Half the study’s mice were fed the equivalent of about one and a half cups of green tea per day. It led to a significant reduction in blood sugar rises, compared to mice not fed the natural compound. The spikes in blood sugar in the mice fed EGCG were about 50% lower than those without.
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Posted on 4/25/14
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