The Health Benefits of Green Tea for People With Type 2 Diabetes

The Health Benefits of Green Tea for People With Type 2 Diabetes

By now, you’ve probably heard about the wonders that green tea can do for a body. Researchers have studied this nutritional powerhouse’s potential role in boosting heart health, fighting infection, and even improving brain function, a review published in Chinese Medicine suggests. But does the beverage also have a place in a type 2 diabetes diet? Turns out, it can. When you have type 2 diabetes, your body’s cells can no longer efficiently absorb blood sugar (glucose), the body's main energy source, due to a condition called insulin resistance. Insulin resistance leads to an elevated blood glucose level (called hyperglycemia),...

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