On the 1st Day of New Year’s


Benefits of Green Tea:

  1. It is loaded with polyphenols like flavonoids and catechins, which are powerful antioxidants
  2. Green tea contains less caffeine than coffee, but enough to improve brain function
  3. Green tea boosts metabolism
  4. Green tea has powerful antioxidants that may protect against cancer
  5. The bioactive compounds in green tea can have various protective effects on neurons and may reduce the risk of both Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s
  6. The catechins in green tea can lower the risk of infections and lead to improvements in dental health, a lower risk of caries and reduced bad breath
  7. Green tea has been shown to lower total and LDL cholesterol
  8. Some studies show that green tea leads to increased weight loss
  9. Green tea apparently helps regulate glucose levels slowing the rise of blood sugar after eating
  10. Scientists think, green tea works on the lining of blood vessels, helping keep them stay relaxed and better able to withstand changes in blood pressure. It may also protect against the formation of clots, which are the primary cause of heart attacks
  11. Green tea is widely thought to kill cancer cells in general without damaging the healthy tissue around them
  12. Theanine is an amino acid naturally found in tea leaves. It is this substance that is thought to provide a relaxing and tranquilizing effect and be a great benefit to tea drinkers
  13. Green tea can apparently also help with wrinkles and the signs of aging; this is because of their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities

Make it a great day,

Mari!yn

Online Resources:

http://authoritynutrition.com/top-10-evidence-based-health-benefits-of-green-tea/

http://www.lifehack.org/articles/lifestyle/11-benefits-of-green-tea-that-you-didnt-know-about.html

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