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EGCG – Facts and Fiction

EGCG is found in high content in the dried leaves of green tea (7380 mg per 100 g), white tea (4245 mg per 100 g) and, in smaller quantities, black tea. During black tea production, the catechins are mostly converted to theaflavins and thearubigins via polyphenol oxidases (fancy phrase for browning due to oxidation). Continue reading

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