Green tea is an amazing source of health and there are numerous studies that have proven that. It is a powerful antioxidant that should be part of the daily diet.

Green tea is made from the dried leaves of the plant Camellia sinensis, the same plant from which it is made and black tea. The difference between green and black tea is in the way of processing.

Green Tea Benefits

Green Tea Benefits

The use of green tea dates back more than 5000 years and is thought to have originated from China. In the past served ceremonies and various ceremonies, and was used as a means for maintaining alertness and concentration during meditation.

Green tea contains a lot of antioxidants known as polyphenols, which can demolish free radicals in the body. One of the world’s oldest known researchers on the beneficial effects of green tea, John Vajsburger claims that green and black tea contain 8-10 times more polyphenols than fruits and vegetables.

Green tea is rich with vitamin C, some B vitamins, zinc, magnesium, potassium, manganese and fluoride.

  Here are some benefits from consuming green tea.

  1. Improved brain function

Green tea contains caffeine but not like the coffee. Caffeine improves some various types of brains function.

Green tea improves cognitive function and memory, especially it has good effect on working memory, writes the British “Daily Mail”. People who have drunk green tea, better completed their tasks.

That improvement has been confirmed with pictures of the brain.

Green tea except that, improves connections between nerves in the brain because scientists believe it could be used in the treatment of dementia and psychiatric disorders that cause memory loss. Recent studies have confirmed the charity of green tea, but so far none has discovered its effect on the nervous mechanism in the brain.

  1. May promote fat burning

You can freely say that green tea is one of those products that you shouldn’t skip. Not because it is miraculous source of health, but also a perfect ally in the fight against weight.

Diet with green tea helps to lose weight, it blocks the absorption of carbohydrates and helps in burning fat depots in the body.Also caffeine in green tea can improve your energy levels. It can be great pre workout drink.

  1. Fight bacteria

Green tea contains molecules – catechins. These molecules can fight with several viruses. Green tea also can fight with bacterium that cause tooth decay.

  1. May reduce risk of CVD

Regular consumption of green tea reduces the risk of heart attack and atherosclerosis. It also enables easier and faster recovery of patients who experienced a heart attack.

Drinking at least two cups of green tea per day lowers levels of “bad” cholesterol (LDL) in the body.

  1. Reduces risk of type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is different from type 1. In this condition the blood sugar comes to the point where the body is resistant to insulin. Here green tea really can help.

He improves insulin sensitivity and lower blood sugar levels.

  1. Improves Overall health

Green tea enhances immunity. Green tea helps ward off colds and flu.

He also protects the liver. Green tea has the ability to protect the liver from toxins like alcohol and chemicals found in cigarette smoke.

Green tea prevents occurrence of kidney stones. About 5% of the world population suffers from kidney stones and green tea allows us a natural way to fight against this disease.

As green tea will help your body?

  • Lowers cholesterol, inhibiting its absorption and balancing its level in blood or rather the ratio HDL / LDL.
  • Acting inhibitory activity of the enzyme secreted by the kidney and causing an increase in blood pressure
  • Inhibitory effect of raising blood sugar levels, making it suitable for diabetics
  • It prevents the growth and development of pathogenic bacteria that cause food poisoning through
  • Prevents caries (tooth) decay
  • It strengthens the immune system and acting antiviral
  • Making gargle with it helps with problems with throat and mouth
  • Inhibitory effect of histamine (substances that cause allergic reactions) which facilitates the associated symptoms of allergies

Green tea contains caffeine and taking it in large amounts can cause sleep problems. If you have not drunk green tea before, it is best to start with one cup daily.

It is best to consume 4-5 cups per day, although Chinese and many experts advise that it is useful to drink 10 cups a day.