Health

Green Tea : Facts and Benefits

The fresh leaves of green tea are steamed to prevent bloating and to maintain the natural health promoting properties that help our health. It is also rich in healthy bio compounds that can help prevent serious diseases. What are the benefits of green tea in our body?

Good for anxiety – the L- theanine content of green tea is high, this is an amino acid that can help to reduce stress, chronic fatigue, and calm the feeling. It has been found that L- theanine increases the activity of the inhibitory neurotransmitter GABA, with an anti- anxiety effect, so the energy is more stable and more productive.

Cancer protection – with the amount of powerful antioxidants in green tea, it is a great help to protect the body against oxidative damage. Based on studies, people who drink green tea are less likely to develop various types of cancer.

Low risk of heart disease – green tea is rich polyphenols that help to reduce mortality due to cardio vascular disease. Drinking green tea has a good effect against the risk of cardio vascular and ischemic related diseases. Green tea is also helps to reduce inflammation, regulate epithelial function and blood flow. Adding green tea everyday in your diet may help positive changes against the risk of stroke.

Improves brain function – due to the caffeine contained in green tea which is a stimulant, it clears the mind and also stimulates the brain. Caffeine improves various aspects of mental functioning, including mood, reactions, attention, and memory .It also stimulates the central nervous system, so you are always alert. Green tea also helps to protect the brain as we age.

Helps in weight loss – green tea stimulates metabolism even if only for a short time. Because it contains catechin and caffeine, it increases energy and may help in weight loss, especially in the abdominal area. Regular exercise even simple walking and drinking green tea everyday will reduce body fat.

Bad breath – due to the antibacterial properties of green tea that fight germs inside the mouth you will have fresh breath. Green tea helps to prevent the growth of oral bacteria and reduce bad breath.

Help prevent diabetes – the number of people with type 2 diabetes is increasing. This is because of high blood sugar levels caused by insulin resistance or because the body cannot produce enough insulin. Green tea can improve insulin sensitivity and lower sugar levels. Make it a habit to drink green tea .

Effective in skin conditions – green tea has inflammatory properties that are effective in sin conditions such as inflammation. Tea extracts improve skin micro circulation when applied topically to the affected areas. EGCG has also shown a change in the treatment of acne and oily skin. It also reduces the increase of free radicals in the body and protects cells and molecules that cause premature aging and other diseases.

Disclaimer: this is for informative and educational purposes only. Always consult a health professional for questions and advice regarding health issues.

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