Green Tea Supplements Waterville ME

Local resource for green tea supplements in Waterville. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to vitamin, supplements, green tea, best weight loss diets, quick weight loss diets, and information on how to lose weight and the benefits of green tea, as well as advice and content on antioxidants.

Uncle Dean's Good Groceries
(207) 873-6231
80 1/2 S Grove St
Waterville, ME
 
Robilliard Jacqueline
(207) 622-0822
147 Riverside Dr
Augusta, ME
 
Spice of Life
(207) 474-8216
338 Madison Ave Ste 10
Skowhegan, ME
 
McCallum Tracy Nrt
(207) 846-0088
253 Main St
Yarmouth, ME
 
Davis Susan
(207) 529-2000
36 Town Landing Rd
Bremen, ME
 
New Moon Rising Natural Foods
(207) 873-6244
Waterville, ME
 
Harvest Time Natural Foods
(207) 623-8700
144 Western Ave
Augusta, ME
 
Dave Clark - IME - FourPointWellness
(888) 451-1611
12 Booker St
Thomastom, ME

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Grassroot Naturels
(207) 864-5535
2623 Main St
Rangeley, ME
 
Gnathos Dental Products Inc
(207) 785-2525
Union, ME
 
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Green Tea: Supplements vs. Leaves

April 20, 2011
Jo Wehage : Head Operations Ego
Green Tea: Supplements vs. Leaves

Green tea consumption is on the rise thanks to various reports attributing the little green gem to positive outcomes on everything from Alzheimer’s, weight loss, cardiovascular support, a cancer fighter and all around mood stabilizer. Many Americans have jumped on the green tea bandwagon in form of little green pills to cure what ails them, but is that a good idea? No, says one report.

New analysis conducted by the USDA shows the chemical composition of many supplements does not offer the same benefit as drinking green tea, especially in powder form. In addition, some supplements contained significant levels of other ingredients not listed on the label, such as sucrose. Moreover, the quality of the ingredients varied greatly among supplements, with one green tea supplement containing no green tea whatsoever.

According to Dr. Chen, a research chemist with the USDA “The claim that a green tea dietary supplement is a good alternative for tea leaves is questionable from a chemical composition point of view.”

The findings, as reported in the Journal of AOAXC International, found that many of the green tea supplements analyzed contained high levels of compounds that cause a breakdown of the most important health factors found in green tea leaves, including the highly prized antioxidant catechin compound epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG).

Another nod in favor of the tea leaves in their natural state is the synergy of the hundreds of healthful compounds working collectively. EGCG, for example, is known to perform better when it works synergistically with the other catechin compounds in the tea leaf. A collaboration that can’t happen when labs isolate one nutrient and mega dose it in capsule form.

HAE readers already know we are big fans of consuming green tea in an organic sencha powder form, where you can achieve the nutritional equivalent of 15-20 cups of brewed tea in j...

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