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Green Tea for Heart Health

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A study published in the journal, Nutrition, sought to assess the effects of green tea on metabolic syndrome and inflammation in obese adults. It was found that green tea did not alter any biomarkers of metabolic syndrome or inflammation. It was determined that green tea reduced levels of amyloid alpha levels, which are thought to be a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. These results suggest that although green tea may not have any effect on the features of metabolic syndrome, it does appear that it may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.1

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