EGCG is a type of plant compound called catechin that is often found in green tea. Studies show that catechins like EGCG act as powerful antioxidants that protect you from cellular damage caused by free radicals.
EGCG can also be found in other teas like white, oolong and black tea, and in some fruits like blackberries, strawberries, apples, and avocados.
EGCG is the most potent and most researched catechin.
For Weight Loss:
EGCG is excellent for weight loss, especially when paired with caffeine.
EGCG will promote fat breakdown and increase fat burning, both during exercise and at rest.