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A 2011 meta-analysis published in Obesity Reviews found that supplementation with catechins and caffeine mixtures increased energy expenditure by an average of 100 calories a day.
And while all the plants in the genus Camellia can produce catechin and caffeine, the species commonly used for tea (sinensis) expresses those particular genes at a much higher levels.
The second type of chemical is a class of flavonoid, or plant pigment molecule, called catechins.
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