IBD Mouse Study Shows Drinking Green Tea with Iron-rich Meal Diminishes Tea’s Benefits

IBD Mouse Study Shows Drinking Green Tea with Iron-rich Meal Diminishes Tea’s Benefits
Green tea is praised for its health benefits, primarily as a powerful antioxidant. However, laboratory experiments in mouse models of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) suggest that a meal rich in iron or iron supplements consumed with green tea might actually diminish the tea's antioxidant power. The study, “Epigallocatechin-3-Gallate Inhibition of Myeloperoxidase and Its Counter-Regulation by Dietary Iron and Lipocalin 2 in Murine Model of Gut Inflammation,” was published in the American Journal of Pathology. IB
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