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Benefits of Drinking Green Tea

Benefits of drinking green tea- The secret of green tea lies in the fact it is rich in catechin polyphenols, particularly EGCG, epigallocatechin. EGCG is a powerful anti-oxidant and besides inhibiting the growth of cancer cells, it also kills cancer cells without harming healthy tissue. It has also been effective in lowering LDL cholesterol levels, and inhibiting the abnormal formation of blood clots. 

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Benefits of Drinking Green Tea

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  2. 2. The secret of green tea lies in the fact it is rich in catechinpolyphenols, particularly EGCG, epigallocatechin. EGCG is apowerful anti-oxidant and besides inhibiting the growth of cancercells, it also kills cancer cells without harming healthy tissue. Ithas also been effective in lowering LDL cholesterol levels, andinhibiting the abnormal formation of blood clots.GREEN TEA
  3. 3. Green, oolong, and black teas all come from the leaves of theCamellia sinensis plant. The reason green tea is more healthy isdue to the way it is processed. Green tea leaves are steamed,which prevents the EGCG compound from being oxidized. Whereas, black and oolong tea leaves are made from fermented leaves,which results in the EGCG being converted into other compoundsthat are not as effective in health benefits.GREEN TEA
  4. 4. How much tea to drink for thesebenefits?Tea being a very refreshing drink, unless one over-consumes anyamount should be immensely helpful. On an average, drinkingone to three cups each day should suffice.GREEN TEA
  5. 5. 5 Health Benefitsof Drinking Green TeaGREEN TEA
  6. 6. 1. Green Tea helps in Cancer Prevention:Green Tea is known to prevent many types of cancer. Thecatechin polyphenols, particularly EGCG which is a powerful anti-oxidant is known to prevent cancer cell growth as well as killvarious cancerous cells without affecting surrounding healthytissues.GREEN TEA
  7. 7. 2. Green Tea helps in maintaining Heart Health:Research has confirmed that green tea polyphenols can protect aheart from oxidative stress, as well as maintain good leftventricular function after ischemic arrest (restriction in theheart’s blood supply) and reperfusion (tissue damage causedwhen the blood supply returns).Green tea also protects the heart by adversely affecting LDL (badcholesterol) and preventing hypertension,i.e. high blood pressure.GREEN TEA
  8. 8. 3. Green Tea helps in Type 2 Diabetes:Green Tea is known to improve glucose tolerance and insulinsensitivity in individuals with Type 2 Diabetes.Even in non-diabetics, green tea consumption helps our bodies tobetter utilize glucose.GREEN TEA
  9. 9. 4. Green Tea helps in better Cognition:Green Tea is not only a very refreshing drink but studies haveshown that regularly drinking green tea is known to helpmaintain cognitive focus and improve alertness. Senior citizensthat drink green tea have demonstrated increased mentalabilities.Also, its believed that green tea may be protecting the brain fromforming plaque deposits such as found in Alzheimer’s disease.Green tea may also help in reducing memory loss.GREEN TEA
  10. 10. 5. Green Tea helps in Weight Loss:Green Tea which has many flavonoids called catechins andpolyphenols, which helps boost body’s metabolism and thus helpin burning fat and loosing weight.GREEN TEA
  11. 11. Benefits of Drinking Green Tea- by Maitreyi brought to you by- iBooks Publishing Natural Healing Choices follow Healing_Arts_CAContent is copyright © 2011 Maitreyi, iBooks Publishing and Healing Art & Design INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVEDGREEN TEA
  12. 12. Terms & ConditionsWe believe in natural and holistic living. Though we have tried to find out as much information aspossible while bringing you comprehensive information on these natural remedies and other topics, wecannot guarantee the accuracy of any of the information mentioned herein. Many of the Holistic HealingTraditions mentioned herein have been the mode of healing and leading healthy lives since timeimmemorial and are thus typically time-tested. But, these techniques and the corresponding herbs,supplements etc. have typically not been clinically tested & hence are not approved by the FDA or similarGovernmental and/or Medical Agency. We strongly recommend that one take these and other herbs,supplements, other holistic healing aids & advices under the guidance of a Professionally Trained HolisticNatural Health Practitioner and a Medical Doctor. Consult your own medical doctor regarding theapplicability of any opinions or recommendations mentioned herein with respect to your symptoms,medical condition or case scenario. Also note that the words "heal" and "healing" are used here instandard Colloquial English Language context for conveying the beneficial qualities of the variousremedies/nutrients/lifestyles/practices and is NOT intended to convey any "medical healing" aspracticed by a medical doctor.Read complete Terms & Conditions…GREEN TEA
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