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The findings, published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, showed that green tea trimmed 5 to 6 points more from people's total cholesterol and "bad" LDL cholesterol levels than dummy capsules or other treatments.

The trials tested either green tea itself or capsules containing green-tea compounds called catechins, which are thought to decrease cholesterol absorption in the gut.

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Source: http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/11/17/us-tea-idUSTRE7AG0BD20111117

Posted: Thursday, 17 November 2011

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