The Best Green Tea Products

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The Best Green Tea Products
Green tea comes from the Camellia sinensis shrub. (Set of ware for green tea image by Roxana from Fotolia.com)

Green tea has recently been highlighted in the media for its health and beauty benefits. Green tea is rich in a catechin called epigallocatechin gallate, or EGCG--an antioxidant that has been studied for its effectiveness in preventing and reversing diseases such as cancer and Alzheimer's disease. There are a slew of green tea products on the market today, and choosing the best in their category can be challenging.

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Tea

Regular green tea, as opposed to decaffeinated varieties and green tea blended bottled drinks, have the most flavonoids and catechins. A 2007 study published in Nutrition And Cancer Magazine found that Celestial Seasoning Authentic Green Tea was the supermarket brand with the top catechins count.

Beauty

Allure Magazine rated the Peter Thomas Roth Gentle Complexion Correction Pads with green tea extract one of the best at home skin products of 2010. Each pad has a smooth side for brightening and a textured side for exfoliating. Choose a green tea product will soothes skin without irritating and has a light texture as not to clog pores. Always do a patch test on your wrist to test for allergies.

Supplement

Glowelle is a beauty drink and dietary supplement loaded with antioxidant and nutrients including a healthy dose of green tea. The drink is designed to nourish your skin from the inside out and to help reduce the signs of ageing.

Food

Women's Health Magazine editors loved Kozy Shack Simply Well Green Tea Chai Pudding cups as a tasty, calorie-controlled treat to promote healthy weight loss and diet.

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