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- UPC # 737870953104
Green tea contains health-promoting polyphenols including epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG)‚ a powerful antioxidant which has been the subject of extensive scientific research. The antioxidant activity of EGCG is about 25–100 times that of vitamins C and E. One cup of green tea provides roughly 200 mg of polyphenols and has antioxidant effects that are greater than a serving of broccoli‚ spinach‚ carrots or strawberries.
One capsule of Life Extension’s Mega Green Tea Extract provides more polyphenols than you get from drinking three cups of green tea. This 98% green tea extract (lightly caffeinated or decaffeinated) is standardized to provide high potency EGCG‚ by far the most important polyphenol green tea provides. And green tea powdered extracts have been shown to absorb 60%-90% better into the bloodstream and to be far more bioavailable than drinking green tea itself.
Green tea has been shown to provide many benefits including:
- Scavenging reactive oxygen species such as superoxide and the hydroxyl and peroxyl radical.
- Fluid-stabilizing properties.
- Possibly promoting weight loss.
- Boosting the effectiveness of enzymatic phase II detoxification.
- Helping maintain healthy cell proliferation.
- Helping maintain healthy blood cholesterol‚ LDL and triglyceride levels already within normal range.
- Enhancing immune function.
- Displaying protective effects on brain tissues.
Mega Green Tea Extract has been concentrated and dual standardized to ensure the highest quality‚ consistency and biological activity. This advanced extract contains 98% total polyphenols and 45% epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG).
This supplement should be taken in conjunction with a healthy diet and regular exercise program. Results may vary.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose‚ treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.
Serving Size 1 vegetarian capsule
Servings Per Container 100
Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Green Tea (Camellia sinensis) Extract (leaf) [std. to 98% polyphenols by UV (710.5 mg)‚ 45% EGCG by HPLC (326.25 mg)] 725 mg
Other ingredients: vegetable cellulose (capsule)‚ vegetable stearate‚ rice flour.
Take one capsule per day with or without food‚ or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
Each serving contains approximately 25 mg of caffeine (the amount found in 2/3 cup brewed green tea).
Keep out of reach of children. Do not exceed recommended dose. Do not purchase if outer seal is broken or damaged.
When using nutritional supplements‚ please consult your physician if you are undergoing treatment for a medical condition or if you are pregnant or lactating.
Store tightly closed in a cool‚ dry place.
Allergy / Dietary Needs
- Vegetarian Product
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I think I get a bit more energy from Mega Green Tea Extract by Life Extension.
Mega Green Tea Extract is the only Green Tea Extract I could find that was similar to the one made by my doctors office.
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