New work suggests that drinking green tea helps people feel more satisfied after a standard meal.
The study did find, however, that the subjects receiving green tea reported significantly higher satiety compared to the subjects receiving water with the meal.
In particular, the green tea group reported reduced desire to eat their favorite food and stated that they found it less pleasant to eat another mouthful of the same food after drinking green tea compared to water.
Green tea may also help reduce the brain impairment that accompanies low blood oxygen levels in people with sleep apnea.
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