Green Tea Extract

Does green tea extract work?

Overall Effectiveness Rating for Green Tea Extract

The overall effectiveness rating for green tea extract is 1.9 out of 3. This rating means there is some evidence that using green tea extract may lead to positive results. This rating also means that some evidence does not back up all claims. Below you can find individual ratings for specific claims.

Overall Confidence Rating for Green Tea Extract

There are 10 studies in the database on green tea extract; the confidence rating is 43. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating. Note, this rating is for green tea extract as a whole. There are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Individual Claims

The overall ratings above do no necessarily reflect each claim about green tea extract. Individual claims can have higher or lower ratings. For example, some supplements may have a lot of backing for one claim, but be completely useless for another. Click on claims below for more information.

Body Composition (weight, muscle, body fat) Claims Effectiveness Rating Confidence Rating
increase weight loss

Energy Balance (calories in & calories out) Claims Effectiveness Rating Confidence Rating
increase energy expenditure

Performance Claims Effectiveness Rating Confidence Rating
improve sprint performance

Cardiovascular Health Claims Effectiveness Rating Confidence Rating
lower blood pressure

Recovery Claims Effectiveness Rating Confidence Rating
improve recovery
reduce muscle damage
reduce muscle soreness

References

Title of Study
Consumption of green tea favorably affects oxidative stress markers in weight-trained men
Effect of a single dose of green tea polyphenols on the blood markers of exercise-induced oxidative stress in soccer players
Effect of green tea extract supplementation on exercise-induced delayed onset muscle soreness and muscular damage
Efficacy of a green tea extract rich in catechin polyphenols and caffeine in increasing 24-h energy expenditure and fat oxidation in humans
Green Tea Extract Preserves Neuromuscular Activation and Muscle Damage Markers in Athletes Under Cumulative Fatigue
Green tea extract supplementation gives protection against exercise-induced oxidative damage in healthy men
Health effects of green tea catechins in overweight and obese men: a randomised controlled cross-over trial
The Effect of Green Tea and Sour Tea (Hibiscus sabdariffa L.) Supplementation on Oxidative Stress and Muscle Damage in Athletes
The effect of green tea and sour tea on blood pressure of patients with type 2 diabetes: a randomized clinical trial
The effect of green tea extract supplementation on exercise-induced oxidative stress parameters in male sprinters