Re: Anti oxidant effects of green tea

Michael S. Lorrey (
Wed, 09 Jun 1999 15:00:23 -0400

Al Villalobos wrote:

> Could someone with more biochemistry knowledge than me comment on the
> following reports?
> This one says that green tea is a better antioxidant than Vit C and E
> I was skeptical (of
> course!!) but then I saw this one, along the same lines.

Vitamin C is actually rather weak compared to many other anti-oxidants, and is usually compared to as a baseline to rate the effectivness of another anti-oxidant.

> P.S. Just for fun, try tying green tea to the gun debate! :-D

I've been thinking of organizing a New Boston Tea Party to protest the unconstitutional actions of the imperial federal government...anyone else interested?


Michael S. Lorrey
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