Drinking THIS could protect against memory loss and reverse a high fat diet

Green tea could help protect against memory loss and a high-fat Western diet

(OLIVIA LERCHE, DAILY EXPRESS)

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Experts have found the drink contains a molecule which appears to have anti-inflammatory and neuroprotective qualities – which means it could protect against memory loss. It could even protect against insulin resistance – which is one of causes of type 2 diabetes.

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The molecule is called Epigallocatechin—3-gallate. Scientists have looked into the effect on the molecule on a high-fat and high fructose diet (HFFD) – the first research of its kind to be carried out.

Experts have previously believed green tea has the ability to treat a range of human diseases.

“Green tea is the second most consumed beverage in the world after water, and is grown in at least 30 countries,” said Dr. Xuebo Liu, a researcher at Northwest A&F University in Yangling, China.  READ MORE AT DAILY EXPRESS 

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