Green Tea

~Green Tea~

~Green Tea~

Health Benefits of Green Tea…

1. Reduces The Risk of Cancer.

There is an increasing body of evidence which shows that EGCG, in conjunction with other flavonoids, can be beneficial when treating cancer (brain, prostate, cervical and bladder cancers). ECGC has been shown to inhibit the specific proteins responsible for cancer cell survival.

2. Boosts your Immune System.

Past studies have shown that green tea stimulates the immune system to fight disease

3. Promotes Weight Loss.

Tea has no calories, speeds up metabolism, and Green tea (and green tea extract) has been demonstrated to tackle obesity and lower cholesterol levels: both of which ultimately aid in lowering the risk of heart disease and diabetes.

4. Reduces The Pain from Rheumatoid Arthritis.

A lab experiment from the University of Michigan showed that Rheumatoid Arthritis pain and inflammation was lessened by use of Green Tea.

5. Reduces Cholesterol Levels.

The antioxidant effects of Green Tea keeps your arteries clean by preventing the conversion of LDL cholesterol into the more dangerous, oxidized form.

6. Reduces Chance of Cardiovascular Disease.

Studies in Japan have shown a significant reduction in Deaths from Cardiovascular Disease amongst Green Tea drinkers.

7. Reduces Tooth Decay.

Antibacterial agents and flouride present in Green Tea are also used by your body to kill plaque and protect cavities from decay.

8. Reduces and Prevents Acne.

The antibacterial properties can also fight off the acne bacteria whilst inflammation and swelling are reduced by the anti-inflammatory properties also present in Green Tea.

9. Less Caffeine Than Coffee

If drinking coffee gives you a headache, causes sleep deprivation or simply makes you a bit jittery, switch to Tea! It has less caffeine per equivalent serving.

10. Prevents Alzheimer’s

It has been discovered from recent research that green tea can restrict brain enzymes that are associated with Alzheimer’s disease.

There are many more health benefits of this miraculous beverage such as helping with respiratory diseases, slowing the ageing process by reducing wrinkles, helping to fend of infections, and fighting allergies.

Source: http://themagicoftea.tumblr.com/post/7020129155/greenteahealthbenefits

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