• The caffeine content is lower than other
• Green tea contains antioxidant
• Minerals in green tea play major role to
increase nutritive value.
• Antioxidant activity
• Antimutagenic and anticarcinogenic potential
• Anti-hypertensive effect and cardiovascular disease
• Oral health
• Solar ultraviolet protection
• Body weight control
• Glucose tolerance and Insulin sensitivity
• Green tea is a source of antioxidant
• Green tea is rich in polyphenols.
• Catechins and garllic acid are major
polyphenols in green tea.
• It protect against oxidative damage in
• Green tea polyphenols increase antimutagenic
activity of green tea.
• Green tea inhibit many cancers in the body.
• Lung cancer
• Breast cancer
• Ovarian cancer
• Stomach cancer
• Skin cancer
• Green tea reduces blood pressure.
• Green tea reduces cardiovascular disease
• The oxidation of LDL-cholesterol is
inhibited by green tea.
• Green tea increases the levels of HDL-
• Green tea consumption reduces dental caries.
• Green tea is a natural source of Fluoride.
• Fluoride prevents tooth loss and oral cancer.
• Catechin is a protector agent against some types of
• It prevents skin disease, photoaging and potential
• Polyphenols has a potential to control body
• Green tea has an effect on glucose
tolerance and insulin sensitivity and green
tea increases insulin activity.
• The negative effects of caffeine
Theophylline are nervousness, sleep
disorders, vomits, headaches, epigastric
• Green tea should not be taken by some
patients suffering heart problems.