A study on healthy volunteers compared absorption of a single 400-mg dose of green tea polyphenols as non-complexed standardized extract Greenselect or as the same extract complexed with phosphatidylcholine – Greenselect Phytosome. Peak blood concentration of EGCG from the phytosome, measured over a period of six hours, was approximately double that of the non-complexed green tea extract.*
Green tea polyphenols are powerful antioxidants due to their particular flavonoid structures, and their glutathione-sparing activity has been well documented.* Green tea polyphenols also help maintain the bodys normal inflammatory response.*
Green tea has a thermogenic effect.* Extracts of EGCG increase energy expenditure and fat oxidation, thus essentially burning calories.* Greenselect Phytosome was tested in obese subjects (n=100) of both genders on a low-caloric diet; 50 subjects were assigned to the green tea extract plus the low-calorie diet, while the other 50 subjects followed the low-calorie diet only. After 90 days of treatment, significantly greater improvement in weight and body mass index was observed in the Greenselect Phytosome group compared to the diet-only group.*
Human studies of green teas weight management properties resulted in greater calorie burning by individuals taking the extract.* Although some of the effects of green tea extract have been attributed to the caffeine content, a study found increased metabolic rate and greater fat metabolism in study subjects taking green tea extract compared to those taking a placebo, even though the green tea extract did not contain caffeine.*
Amount Per Serving:
Green Tea Phytosome* ... 250mg
(leaf) (Camellia sinensis extract (leaf) /
Other Ingredients: High and low viscosity hydroxypropyl methylcellulose and CalciumCitrateLaurate (Time-Sorb*), Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Leucine, Silicon Dioxide.
Contains ingredient derived from soy (phytosome).
This product does not contain wheat, gluten, corn, yeast, egg, dairy products, or artificial colors, artificial sweeteners, or artificial flavors. This product also does not contain lactose, palmitic acid, magnesium stearate, or stearic acid.
This product is contraindicated in an individual with a history of hypersensitivity to any of its ingredients. The gelcap gelatin in Q-Best is derived from fish (tilapia).Green Tea Phytosome contains green tea phytosome, a plant extract complexed with phosphatidylcholine, which is derived from soy. Phosphatidylcholine contains no soy protein. There are no other soy-based ingredients in Green Tea Phytosome.
If pregnant, consult your health-care practitioner before using this product.*Green Tea Phytosome complexed with Time-Sorb®, a time-release matrix. This product uses Indena S.p.A.s green tea phytosome (Greenselect®). Greenselect is a registered trademark of Indena S.p.A.
Take 1 capsule two to three times daily or as recommended by a health-care practitioner.