Green Tea Supplements Tablets
How To Buy

There are not many quality green tea supplements, diet pills and capsules available in the market. Here are the six most important things to consider when buying.

1. Potency

When buying green tea supplements, it is common to find manufacturers claiming that their concentrate contains "EGCG found in many cups of tea" or "x milligrams of green tea extract".

These claims and labels are vague and potentially misleading. Catechins and EGCG are highly active antioxidants. Standard extraction processes could end up destroying a high proportion of both.

A reputable manufacturer should be able to spell out the exact catechin, EGCG, and caffeine content of their products.

2. Pesticide and Herbicide Free

When you drink a cup of tea, you can tell how good the tea is with your mouth and nose, and by how you feel afterwards.

Things are much trickier with tea extract. You are blind to its quality. The end result? Tea plantations often reserve the most "undrinkable" crops for making tea extract.

You want to protect yourself from roadside pollution and pesticide overuse. The tea supplement industry is unregulated by FDA. Take precautions. Go for a pesticide-free and herbicide-free option whenever possible.

3. Caffeine

Caffeine is a double edged sword. If you are trying to lose weight, you are probably better off with a naturally caffeinated product. Scientific studies conducted by Dr. Dulloo have found that EGCG and caffeine synergise to boost weight loss.

Green Tea Thermogenesis

Also, learn why moderate consumption of caffeine can be beneficial at

Tea Caffeine - Can It Be Good For You?

But if you have a medical condition and need to avoid caffeine, choose caffeine-free pills or capsules.

4. Herbal Blend

Scientists have discovered that tea constituents are synergistic; i.e. the sum is greater than the parts. For this reason, standard formulation (which contains all 4 kinds of catechins plus caffeine) is often better than 100% EGCG.

In addition, tea extract, by itself, won't help you slim down in a short period of time.

It will give you a lot of energy. It will promote fat burning. It will make you healthier and brighter. It will give you that little edge to help you accomplish what you need to do in life, better and faster.

But you may want more.

This is where a herbal blend comes in. That magic formula that combines green tea with "something else", such as an appetite suppressant, which hopefully will help you slim down faster, if that is what you want.

5. Credibility

When buying green tea supplements online, be skeptical of the information you see.

Raving customer testimonials could be made up by marketing departments. Scientific studies are often generic experiments conducted by scientists using other products.

Credible players are usually big, established companies with long corporate histories. I will introduce them to you one by one.

6. Convenience

One cannot brew tea all the time. When one is short of time and space, it makes sense to take supplements.

Green tea supplements are great when one is constantly in an office environment or on the move. They come in many forms and shapes:

  • Liquid Drops: Great for adding into orange juice or other beverages.

  • Powder: Great for baking and cooking.

  • Capsule: Considered to be higher quality than tablets.

  • Patch: Generally not recommended as skin absorption has been found to be highly inefficient.

In the following article, I reviewed a number of highly popular products in the marketplace. Read to learn which products look good but are potentially sub-quality, and which brand is the gold standard of the industry.

Green Tea Catechins Supplement Brands Reviewed

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