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Worthless... I'll explain why.
on January 4, 2013
Anyone who has done research on Green Tea knows that EGCG is one of the main benefits of taking a Green Tea supplement. Sure, if you're DRINKING Green Tea (such as Matcha), you're also getting chlorophyll. But a normal Green Tea supplement, you want 40-50% EGCG. I love Swanson (amazing company), but they sometimes put out supplements that are dirt cheap, just to appease the people on a shoestring budget.
What you should be looking for in a Green Tea supplement is for it to be standardized with AT LEAST 40% EGCG, if not 50%. Find a product with 50% EGCG, take 2-4 capsules/tablets a day, and you have a supplement that's more effective against the Flu than the Flu Shot. Sadly, this Green Tea supplement doesn't contain any EGCG whatsoever. If it does, it's probably 1-2% or less.
I know this is cheap and looks attractive, but you're better off paying an extra $8-10 or so, and getting a REAL formula. I'm all about maximizing your supplement intake, and this product is one that should be in the trash bin.
My recommendations: either drink Matcha Green Tea (preferably organic), or get a supplement that reveals the EGCG content of the formula. A quality supplement will be 50% EGCG and is usually 200mg of EGCG, which is the equivalent of 2 cups of green tea. If you're drinking a good quality Matcha, EGCG content is about 61% and a cup of Matcha Green Tea has about 180-240mg of EGCG.