What Are the Benefits of Green Tea Catechins?

Read Transcript

Green tea contains a group of compounds called the polyphenol catechins, you don't have to remember that. They belong to the flavonoid group of compounds, they are very, very good for enhancing cardiovascular health, for improving immune function. They help to reduce the risk of many forms of cancer.

And these are things that are very, very good for health and longevity. We know that people who drink green tea, more than two cups a day have lower rates of many types of disease. So the green tea polyphenol catechins are somewhat miraculous compounds found in a very common traditional beverage.