Green Tea can Help with Weight Loss and Diabetes
According to a recent study, Green Tea can help with weight loss and diabetes. To determine if green tea has the potential to control body weight and regulate glucose in type 2 diabetes, Jae-Hyung Park and his colleagues from the Keimyung University School of Medicine in the Republic of Korea conducted a study on this . In the study, the researchers tested the effects of green tea extract on body weight and glucose intolerance in both diabetic mice and normal mice fed a high-fat diet.
Results showed that green tea extract in isolation did not give any improvements in body weight and glucose intolerance. However, when green tea extract was given with polyethylene glycol, there was a significant reduction in body weight gain, insulin resistance and glucose intolerance in both normal mice on a high fat diet and diabetic mice. Also, the effects of the green tea extract in both the intestines and in the circulation were measurable at doses, which could be achieved by drinking green tea on a daily basis. The effects of green tea extract were comparable to those found when taking two of the drugs, which are currently recommended for non-insulin dependent diabetes. So Green Tea can help with weight loss and diabetes indeed.
It’s one more reason to be drinking Green Tea, whether you have type two diabetes or not. It’s definitely a great step forward and another point for Green Tea.
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