August 1998 Issue
Tgreen: A Cup of Tea in a Pill?
The Buzz: If drinking green tea isn't your cup of tea, what about Tėgreen 97, a concentrated green tea extract in capsule form? Its manufacturer, Pharmanex Inc., claims the supplement "prevents cell damage from pollution, stress and toxins" and "blocks the formation of toxic compounds." It attributes all this to powerful antioxidants called polyphenols. The Basics: Tėgreen capsules are standardized to contain a minimum of 97% polyphenols, of which at least 65% are
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