You know green tea is good for you. You may not, however, understand how impressively far its benefits go. The key ingredient behind those benefits is a polyphenol—a kind of antioxidant—called EGCG. Though scientists still aren't quite sure how, this molecule has been shown to fight a wide variety of dangerous human invaders, from antibiotic-resistant infections to deadly viruses such as hepatitis C and even HIV. In 2016, scientists added one more virus to that already impressive list: Zika.
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Written by Curiosity Staff November 11, 2016
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