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Green Tea Extract Fails to Fight Fat or Boost Bones

Don’t count on green-tea pills to help you lose weight or keep your bones strong. A new clinical trial testing year-long supplementation of green-tea extract reports no difference between the pills and placebo in changes in body mass index, total fat mass or percentage of body fat, or bone-mineral density.

“While

4. Brain Power Foods

Fruit and Vegetable Smarts
When your mom told you to eat your fruits and vegetables, she may not have known that those foods are good for your brain—but it was good advice in any case. We’ve seen how an overall healthy dietary pattern can help protect against dementia and cognitive decline.

Green Tea May Lower LDL Cholesterol

Green Tea May Lower LDL Cholesterol

A study published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association reveals that consuming green tea either as a beverage or in capsule form is linked to significant reductions in total and LDL or “bad” cholesterol.

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