Discover the health benefits of green
tea. Green tea is good for the over all functioning of the body as it is
rich in antioxidants and also helps in weight loss. Read on to find more
about benefits of green tea.
Tea- a health drink; if I had said it
some years before the introduction of GREEN TEA you all might had called
me crazy or mad. But now green tea needs not any introduction. We came
to knew about this green tea very late. But it's true that Chinese
people were well aware about green tea from ancient time. In china there
is a proverb that "Better to be deprived of food for three
days, than tea of one
" They were using the tea as a cure of
headache to depression. Now it has spread to all parts of the world &
became synonymous to health drink. Over the last few decades green
tea has undergone many scientific and medical studies to determine the
extent of its long health benefits
. Some evidence suggests that
regular green tea drinkers may have lower chances of heart disease and
contracting certain types of cancer. Green tea is supposed to be helpful
in various health disorders also
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- High cholesterol levels
- Cardiovascular disease
- Impaired immune function.
Green tea is the super tea as it is least processed and provides
the most antioxidant polyphenols, notably a catechin called
epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), which is responsible for most of the
- It not just inhibits the growth of cancer cells but also helps in
killing those dangerous cells without harming any healthy cell. The
greenish-yellow tea has a green, slightly astringent flavor close to
the taste of the fresh leaf.
- Green tea lowers total cholesterol levels, as well as improves
the ratio of good cholesterol to bad cholesterol. Moreover, it
inhibits the abnormal formation of blood clots which is the leading
cause of heart attacks and stroke. Green tea represses angiotensin
II which leads to high blood pressure & reduces the
possibilities of heart attacks.
- Green tea can even help in preventing tooth decay. As the
bacteria destroying abilities of green tea helps in preventing food
poisoning, it can also kill the bacteria that cause dental plaque.
- Green tea drinkers have lower risk for a wide range of diseases,
from simple bacterial or viral infections to chronic disease
including cardiovascular disease, stroke, periodontal disease, and
- Green tea helps a lot in lowering down the sugar level in a body
so its very god for a person who is suffering from diabetes. It will
help them in controlling their sugar level without any extra effort.
The polyphenols present in green tea extract reduces the amount of
amylase produced by conversion of starch into sugar and hence the
levels of sugar in the blood also decrease.
- One of the great advantages of drinking green tea is still there &
I know after listing about this reason you will surely have a hot
green tea. That advantage is weight loss. All those who want to be
slim, smart & gorgeous will enjoy the green tea because it is
natural & don't have any side effect.
- As green tea helps in burning the fat & increasing
metabolism naturally due to the presence of catechin
polyphenols. It lowers down the cholesterol & enhances fat
- Moreover weight is gained as excess sugars and fats are
stored in the body as fat cells. Green tea catechin helps in
preventing obesity by inhibiting the movement of glucose in fat
- EGCG- a powerful antioxidant with positive qualities is
important for any weight reduction program but the balanced diet
& regular exercise is also must. Presence of EGCG in green
tea makes it more important for any health disorder.
- Green tea acts as an antibacterial and antiviral agent. It also
helps in getting relief from influenza and diarrhea. It relieves
stress, improves bone structure and delays the onset of
- As all other tea it helps in getting relief from depression &
headache which is a usual problem of a common man in this busy
Green tea is a very useful variety of tea & I know a good poet
can write a poem to praise it. I started using it & I am quite sure
that you are also making decision to try it out. If yet not decided,
decide it fast to get the advantage as earlier as possible & get rid
of all your problems.