Many people talk about the health benefits of green tea, but do we really know all about it? Can this product used for thousands of years in South-East Asia prevent cancer, high blood pressure, or other often-faced diseases?
Green tea can reduce the risk of developing colon, pancreas, bladder, stomach, and rectum cancer by sixty percent.
Green tea consumption can decrease the LDL cholesterol, also known as the "bad" cholesterol. This is why people who drink larger amounts of green tea may eat twice the amounts of foods with high levels of cholesterol and have the same cholesterol level than those who don`t usually drink green tea.
The unnatural formation of blood cloths that leads to thrombosis may be stopped or slowed down with green tea consumption. Untreated thrombosis may cause heart attack or stroke.
Green tea can reduce blood pressure, lower blood sugar, and prevent Type-2 diabetes. This happens due to the polyphenols and polysaccharides, two antioxidants found in green tea, which are efficient in lowering blood pressure.
Green tea protects the liver from toxins, and ensures oral health. It also destroys free radicals, boosts the immune system function, helps you maintain fluid balance, and blocks some of the main receptors that cause allergic reactions.
Recent studies proved that the green tea also has antibacterial and antiviral properties. It makes you recover faster from cold or flu, inhibits the spread of disease, and may be used against food bacteria like clostridium, staphylococcus, and botulus.
Although both black and green tea come from the same plant, black tea does not have the same medical benefits. A healthy diet should include green tea because it also stimulates metabolism and calorie burning process.
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