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Black tea is identical to the green?

Like the green tea, extracts of black tea may also help reduce excess weight and reduce fat levels – according to new research from Japan. After a few experiments on animals, scientists have shown that black tea could inhibit the increase in body weight and body fat levels, with the advantages associated with a reduced fat content. Interest in tea and its constituents has blossomed in recent years, with greater emphasis on the content of polyphenols. Green tea contains between 30 to 40 percent polyphenols, while black tea (green tea, which is oxidized by fermentation) contains between 3 and 10 percent. Red tea is semi-fermented tea. The best-known varieties of [...]