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In addition to being great for boosting your metabolism and burning extra calories, green tea, because it’s rich in antioxidants, is thought to reduce inflammation related to athletic performance. Studies show that it may even help reduce inflammation and arthritis pain because of its active ingredient, epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), a powerful catechin, according to the Arthritis Foundation.