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Green tea is claimed to provide a wide variety of health benefits, such as:
 
 
Although it shows promise for treating or preventing a variety of different medical conditions, green tea is not without risks. For example, possible side effects include:
 
 
Green tea appears to have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anticancer properties -- but what about green tea extract? At this time, it is unclear if taking green tea dietary supplements offers the same benefits as drinking green tea.
 
(Click Green Tea for a closer look at this topic, including why an overdose can be quite dangerous.)
 
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