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Green Tea Supplements for Weight Loss and Sports Performance

 

Green tea extracts are promoted for both weight loss and sports performance.

But, do they actually work?

Not only this, you may have heard about serious side effects. Some cases of death have been associated with use of these supplements.

But you still see green tea supplements on the shelves.

So, let’s dig into the use of green tea extracts for both weight loss and sports performance. Then we’ll talk about how you can use these supplements safely.

COMPOUNDS IN GREEN TEA

GREEN TEA VS GREEN TEA EXTRACTS

GREEN TEA EXTRACTS FOR WEIGHT LOSS

GREEN TEA EXTRACTS FOR SPORTS PERFORMANCE

SAFETY OF GREEN TEA EXTRACTS

HOW TO TAKE GREEN TEA EXTRACTS

SUMMARY

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