Green tea is one of the most interesting chemical compositions that nature has given us. The benefits of green tea are narrated in books that were written over a thousand years ago. It represents culture in many parts of the word and is considered as a medicine by many.
But what is so special about ‘This Cup of Tea?’ Let’s find out!
Modern science tells us that one of the key ingredients that make green tea is “Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG)”. EGCG is more effective then Vitamin C and Vitamin E at protecting cells and DNA against cancer and heart disease.
Lower Blood Pressure
Green tea helps maintain blood pressure. It has a chemical which fights against angiotensin II, a substance that causes high blood pressure in humans.
Lower Glucose Levels
Green tea has polyphenols and polysaccharides, the two chemicals are nature’s most effective weapon against diabetes.
It Helps the Fight Against Cancer
Some types of cancers are not fully treatable even in this modern era. Though green tea cannot treat cancer but it can help you prevent cancer.
Better Immune System
Green tea boosts the immune system, which is essential for fighting against any disease. Since, green tea strengthens our immune system, thus there are less chances of getting caught up with viral illnesses etc.
Cholesterol level is one of the most significant health concerns of our age. Besides exercise, which is essential for a healthy body, adding green tea to our daily routine can help our quest for a slimmer body. More importantly, it has been proven by science that green tea’s antioxidants lower the cholesterol levels.
Article publié pour la première fois le 27/02/2012