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Food & Drinks, Health — March 21, 2012 at 12:00 pm

The Benefits of Drinking Green Tea

Green tee beverage is very popular in Asia. It was discovered around 4.00 years ago in China and possesses herbal and medical powers. In recent years, there has been an increase in drinking Green tea in comparison to coffee. Water is still one of the most consumed drink in the world (some people think that coffee is) but Green tea is right behind water and it’s ‘catching up’. There are plenty of benefits as there are plenty of good reasons why you should drink green tea.

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Green Tea contains polyphenols, which is capable of eliminating calories in the body and preserving body heat; it also suppresses the appetite, which many people with weight problems find this feature quite beneficial (and with positive results). The leaves of the Green tea contain EGCG, which is capable of fighting cancer cells and at the same time blocks any cancer-illness threat.
In short, here’s the list of Green Tea’s advantages:

– Positive effects on cholesterol and hypertension.
– It’s great for oral hygiene.
-Increases the rate of calories and fat burning.
– Helps in preventing rheumatoid arthritis.
– Increases body energy and stamina.
-Cure against depression or indigestion
– Helps in the fight against Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.
– Removes free radicals.
– Catechine is one of its ingredients which is capable of destroying bacteria.
– Increases your immunity with the presence of antioxidant polyphenols and flavanoid.
– Increases the metabolism of glucose and lipid in the body.
– Its fluoride protects the bones and keeps them strong.
Coffee has energetic powers too, but people often forget that drinking 2-3 cups of coffee a day means a lot of caffeine during a 24 hour period. Know that a cup of green tea will trigger your energy (it does contain caffeine) but it won’t overdose the body.


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