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Green tea limits blood sugar ‘spikes’

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An antioxidant found in green tea helps reduce blood sugar spikes in mice, and scientists say it could lead to new diet strategies for people.

“If what you are eating with your tea has starch in it then you might see that beneficial effect,” says Joshua Lambert, assistant professor of food science at Penn State.

“So, for example, if you have green tea with your bagel for breakfast, it may reduce the spike in blood glucose levels that you would normally get from that food.”

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