Green tea taste test

Green tea
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Research from the University of Birmingham found that drinking green tea 24 hours before exercise can increase fat-burning rates by up to 17 per cent, by producing a thermogenic effect that helps control body composition. Green tea also contains high levels of polyphenols – chemicals with potent antioxidant properties that can help your muscles recover faster after exercise.

Twinings Classic Pure

This tea’s strong odour and dark colour masks a bland taste.
£1.35 for 20 teabags

PG Tips Pure

Particularly strong and bitter, this leaves a distinctive aftertaste.
£1.85 for 40 teabags

Pukka Organic
While it’s refreshing, the taste doesn’t justify the price.
£2.19 for 340g

Clipper Pure

Pleasant and distinctive, this low-priced tea is flavoursome without being overpowering.
£1.79 for 50 teabags
Tetley Pure
This isn’t much different from black tea and its crisp flavour leaves minimal aftertaste.
£1.76 for 50 teabags

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