The compound known as epigallocatechin gallate is a type of plantcompound known as catechin. Catechins belong to a larger group known as polyphenols.
Green tea has been shown to promote heart health by reducing blood pressure, cholesterol, and plaque build-up in blood vessels, all of which are major risk factors for heart disease.
In recent studies, the consumption of drinking of green tea daily was linked with a reduced risk of age-related brain degeneration, Alzheimer's, and Parkinson's disease in multiple human studies.
According to the findings of some long-term observational research, consuming about 2 cups of green tea per day may reduce body fat and weight. In additional experiments, it has been found that consuming 100–460 mg of EGCG while consuming 80–300 mg of caffeine for at least 12 weeks is associated with significant weight loss and aids in weightless.