More Than Just a Popular Drink Active Green Tea is a potent, standardized extract of green tea with high levels of epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG). Green tea is consumed in high quantities in Japan, whose citizens boast the longest average lifespan in the world. Studies have found that those who consume high amounts of green tea live longer, develop less cancer, and have better cardiovascular health. The Power of Catechins The beneficial components of green tea, known as catechins, have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties. Green tea has been found to reducAORe the risk of coronary artery disease and heart attack, and catechins have been shown to decrease blood levels of oxidized LDL (bad cholesterol), which contributes to the development of atherosclerosis. Catechins support normal cell growth and have protective effects against several kinds of cancer. Animal studies suggest that catechins help to improve learning and memory, and to reduce fatigue. Effective Dose, Convenient Capsules Studies have found that to fully reap the health benefits of green tea, ten or more cups must be consumed per day! AOR’s Active Green Tea provides this dose in a convenient capsule form.