13 Hidden Benefits of Drinking Green Tea Regularly

Green Tea

 
Green tea is made from the leaves of Camellia sinensis that have undergone minimal oxidation during processing. Green tea is made by briefly steaming the just harvested leaves followed by rolling, then spread out and dried with hot air until they are crisp. The resulting greenish-yellow tea has a green, slightly astringent flavor close to the taste of the fresh leaf.Health benefit is mainly due to the presence of flavonoids including catechins and their derivatives.The most abundant catechin  is epigallocatechin-3-gallate(EGCG), which is thought to play a pivotal role in the green tea’s anticancer and antioxidant effects.

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Health benefits of green tea

  1.  Improves cardiovascular health 
  2. Antioxidant property of green tea help to protect against cancer (colon, colorectal, skin,  oesophagus, stomach, prostate , lung, small intestine, pancreas, liver,breast, ovarian and oral cancers).
  3. Provides hydration benefits similar to water.
  4. Antioxidant rich tea protects from harmful ultraviolet rays.
  5. Helps to regulate blood glucose levels.
  6. Taking it promotes fat loss.
  7. Protects the liver from alcohol and other toxic chemicals.
  8. Antioxidant properties of tea protects from free radicals.
  9. Protects against neurodegenerative diseases(Alzheimer’s Disease and Parkinson’s Disease)
  10. Helps to reduce osteoporosis.
  11. Helps to improve bone mineral density.
  12. Boosts exercise endurance.
  13. Strengthens  immunity.

 

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