Truth You Ought to Know About Your Green Tea

Truth You Ought to Know About Your Green Tea

Since ancient days, the Chinese have studied and proved the medical components and benefits of green tea. It has been concluded that green tea has a lot of health benefits in comparison with other food and drinks. It is used by the Chinese people to cure simple headaches to depression. Green tea has been used as medicine for more than 4,000 years proving only that it is one of the most common remedy among many illness.

Facts about Green Tea

 Reduces the risk of having cancer by inhibiting the growth of cancer cells especially on the colon, pancreas, rectum, bladder, esophagus, and stomach without harming healthy cells

 Helpful for those who have rheumatoid arthritis

 Lessen the risk of having hypertension and elevated blood pressure

 Reduces the cholesterol level in your body

 Increases metabolism

 Helps body to fight viruses and bacteria by improving the defence action of the immune system

 Reduces the process of thrombosis which helps lessen heart attacks and strokes

 Green tea also helps destroy free radicals

 Helps in reducing fatigue and stress due to its calming action

 Fights cardio vascular diseases

 Green tea is also known for its antibacterial anti viral properties

 The secret of green tea is its catechin polyphenols, particularly epigallocatechin (EGCG) which is a powerful anti oxidants

 EGCG is twice as powerful as reservatol whose action is to lower the incidence of heart disease

 Green tea comes from Camelia sinesis plant

 What sets green tea apart from other tea is the way it was processed, green tea leaves are steamed which prevents the important contents from being oxidized

 By contrast other tea brands are made from fermented tea leaves; as a result the other components are converted into other compounds that are not as effective as that of green tea

 New evidence suggests that green tea helps dieters by eliminating fat from the body and helps the body burn more calories compared to caffeine or a placebo

 Green tea can even help prevent tooth decay

 The bacterial actions of green tea can help prevent food poisoning

 Wide variety of beauty products now contains green tea are available in the market that claims to have great effect in beauty and wellness

 Green tea capsules are now available in health stores for those who don’t want to drink tea

 A cup of green tea contains caffeine level of 20 to 70 milligrams

 There are several kinds of green tea that are available in the market they differ on the amount of caffeine content

Harmful effects

To the present study and research green tea have proven a lot of benefits and medicinal properties but when it comes to harmful effects of green tea had been reported to contribute to insomnia or difficulty of sleep experienced by users. Green tea is advised to be taken at least 3 to 4 cups daily and not to be taken as substitute for water.

Caffeine is the ingredient found in green tea that contributes to sleeping difficulty but its caffeine contents is less compared to that of coffee and black tea. Other components of green tea must also be controlled for it can contribute to liver problems.

For pregnant mothers and for  under medications it is important to ask your doctor before consuming the beverage for some components of green tea might have reactions with other compounds found in medications.

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