Green Tea Extracts May Damage the Liver

Some people have been taking green tea extracts to lose weight. However, there is no proof that these supplements can help with weight loss. In addition, CBC’s Marketplace found over 60 cases where liver failures happened in people who took green tea supplements.

Please read CBC’s article Hope in a bottle': Why diet supplements billed as natural may not always be safe. You can also watch the Marketplace episode How Not to Lose Weight online.

We urge you to talk to your doctor before you take any natural or nutritional supplements. Whenever you have an appointment at the Dalglish Clinic, please bring all your medications, including natural or nutritional supplements. Thank you.