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What is Green Tea?

Intake of green tea is significantly improving due to several health benefits, the nutrients present in it improves immunity, helps in controlling heart attack, hypertension and also controls cholesterol levels.

Green Tea is made from the unoxidized camellia sinensis. The leaves are plucked and steamed to preserve the green quality and to control oxidization. Green Tea is originated in china 3000 years ago. It has now become popular all over the world. Green Tea is treated as a healthier substitute to other beverages as it cleanses and heals our body from inside. It has a refreshing and soothing taste, it has less caffeine when compared to other tea varieties. Green tea extracts are used in traditional Chinese and Indian remedie. There are different types of green tea available now, these different varieties emerge due to the different growing conditions, locations and methods of their cultivation.

Green Tea Benefits

Nutritional Values of Green Tea :

Green tea is loaded with vitamins and minerals. It contains important vitamins like vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin D, vitamin E, vitamin K, vitamin H and vitamin B. Green tea is good source of antioxidants and alkaloids. Green tea has no fats and it has no or very low calories.
Green tea contains minerals like iron, magnesium, calcium, copper, zinc and fluoride. It also contains riboflavin, niacin, folic acid, and pantothenic acid. Green tea contains tannins which are produced by plants. It contains caffeine but the percentage of caffeine is very low when compared to other beverages.
Green tea contains antioxidant properties, polyphenols, theophylline and has anti bacterial properties.

Amazing Benefits of Green Tea :

Here is the list of incredible health benefits of Green Tea
Weight loss– Polyphenol in the green tea control the level of fat and improves metabolism.
Treat cancer– Green tea contains antioxidants and polyphenol decrease the tumor growth and protect against various types of cancers.
Healthy heart– Green tea control cholesterol and protects from formation of clots, which is the main cause of heart attack.
Controls BP– Green tea contains polyphenols, which helps to treat high BP and controls BP.
Treats allergies– Antioxidants, EGCG and flavonoids present in green tea helps to fight common allergies, cough and cold.
Good for hair– Antioxidants and EGCG present in green tea stimulates hair growth, soften the hair, treats dandruff and psoriasis naturally.
Good for skin– Regular intake of green tea helps to get glowing and soft skin. Control signs of aging, sun burns, wrinkles, lines and sagging skin.
Controls diabetes– Green tea helps people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Green tea controls sugar levels.
Stress and depression– Antioxidants and thiamine in green tea control stress, anxiety and gives smoothening and fresh feeling. It helps to fight depression.
Increase immunity– Vitamin C, antioxidants, polyphenols and flavonoids in green tea improves immune system.
Alzheimer’s disease– Bioactive compounds in green tea control the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Green tea protects brain cells from damage.
Tooth problems and bad breath– Catechin an antioxidant present in green tea destroys bacteria in the mouth, treat dental problems and bad breath.
Green tea also control cardiovascular diseases, treat stomach problems, treat arthritis and helps people with asthma.