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Tuesday, June 11, 2013

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Green Tea – Health Benefits

Team - 5:34 AM

Surely you know that green tea has many benefits for us and our health. The Chinese knew about the health benefits of green tea since long ago, so they are using to treat everything from headaches to stress. We give you 18 good reasons why you should drink this magic herb.

1. Green Tea helps in weight loss
Green tea helps in melting fat, which is very good if we want to lose weight. Except that the green tea burns fat, it also boost our metabolism naturally. It can help us to burn up to 70 calories in just one day. That means if we consume green tea regularly we can lose weight up to 3.5 kg (7.5 lbs) per year.

2. Green Tea reduce blood cholesterol levels
Green tea can help to reduce blood cholesterol levels. It also enhances the relationship between bad cholesterol and good cholesterol, by reducing bad cholesterol level.

3. Green Tea prevent heart diseases
Green tea helps prevent heart disease and stroke, thus reduces the level of bad cholesterol. After the heart attack, it speeds up the recovery of the heart cells.

4. Green Tea reduce the risk of cancer
Green tea helps reduce the risk of cancer. The antioxidants in green tea are more effective than vitamin C and also are much better than vitamin E. It helps your body to protect the cells from damage that is related to cancer.

5. Green Tea reduce the risk of arthritis
Green tea can reduce and sometimes can help the risk of rheumatoid arthritis. It protects the cartilage by blocking the enzyme that destroys cartilage.

6. Green Tea good for Alzheimer’s
There isn’t cure for Alzheimer’s disease, but green tea helps in slowing down the process that releases acetylcholine in the brain, leading to Alzheimer’s disease, so it helps to improve your memory.

 7. Green Tea strengthens our bones
Green tea contain high content of fluoride content. Fluoride helps to maintain bone strength. If you drink green tea every day, it will helps to keep your bone density.

8. Green Tea for anti-aging
Green tea helps against aging and help us to look beautiful and younger. This benefit is due to the antioxidant known as polyphenols which fight against the harmful effects of free radicals, which cause skin aging and wrinkling.

9. Green Tea prevents obesity
Green tea prevents obesity by stopping the movement of glucose into fat cells. If you drink green tea and if you are on a healthy diet, also if you exercise regularly, you will never be overweight, but contrary you will have nice sculpted body and excellent health.

10. Green Tea good for diabetes
Green tea improves glucose metabolism and prevents increases in blood sugar levels.

11. Green Tea helps prevent high blood pressure
Drinking green tea helps to keep lower your blood pressure by repressing angiotensin, which leads to high blood pressure.

12. Green Tea helps prevent Parkinson’s disease
People who drink green tea reduce the probability to get Parkinson’s disease. The antioxidants in green tea helps prevent against cell damage in the brain, which could cause Parkinson’s disease.

13. Green Tea is good for liver diseases
It helps prevent transplant to the people with liver failure. Also green tea destroys harmful free radicals in fatty liver.

 14. Green Tea strengthens the immunity
In green tea are found flavonoids and polyphenols which helps in strengthening the immune system, making your body to become stronger and to fight against infections.

15. Green Tea reduce the blood sugar
Green tea contain polyphenols and polysaccharides that helps us at reducing blood sugars.

16. Green tea against flu and allergies
Green tea contain Vitamin C that helps prevent getting flu and also fight against flu. Epigallocatechin gallate which is found in green tea relieves allergies.

17. Green Tea reduce the stress and helps against tooth decay
Green tea is rich with L-theanine – kind of amino acid which can help to reduce the stress. Also green tea destroys viruses and bacteria that cause many dental diseases of the teeth.

18. Green Tea prevent food poisoning
Green tea contain antioxidant catechin that can kill bacteria which causes food poisoning, also gren tea kills the toxins in our body.
Source: healthyfoodhouse

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