Anonymous

What Are The Benefits Of Drinking Green Tea?

3 Answers

Yo Kass Profile
Yo Kass answered
Green tea (aka Camellia sinensis) is a herb of light green colour. In it's tea form it is dried (but not fermented) and is mostly found in China, Japan, Korea and other Asian region.

Green tea is widely believed to have many health benefits, so if you're interested to find out more- read on!.

What are the health benefits of green tea? The main health benefits that drinking green tea can have are:
  • Stimulates calorie burning
  • Reduces allergic reactions
  • Relieves stress, fatigue and insomnia
  • Good against various viruses and bacterial infections (including flu and certain strains of food poisoning)
  • Boosts the immune system
  • Has reported anti-ageing properties
  • Protects the liver against toxins
  • Eliminates bacteria in the mouth (therefore reducing plaque and bad breath)
  • Reduces blood pressure, and the likelihood of blood clotting and thrombosis (the leading cause of stroke)
  • Balances cholesterol levels
  • It is even suggested that green tea helps combat the progress of certain type of cancer!
After reading this list of potential health benefits associated with drinking green tea, it is hard to see why anyone wouldn't want to add this mild tasting and rather soothing hot drink into their daily dietary routine.

If you're really not keen on green tea in the form of a hot drink, the green tea herb is used in several Asian dishes including ice-cream!

How does green tea improve your health?

Green tea contains four primary polyphenols collectively called catechins. The polyphenols and antioxidants in green tea are known to fight viruses and are also believed to slow down the aging process.

The antioxidant in green tea is Epigallocatechin gallate and is many times more effective than vitamin C and vitamin E at protecting cells and DNA from damages in connection with heart disease, cancer and other fatal diseases.

Answer Question

Anonymous