Green tea has been cultivated for centuries and it remains one of the most widely consumed beverages. There are many medicinal benefits associated with green tea. There are about 101 types of green tea. It has been used a traditional Chinese medicine to treat a headache. Here is a list of amazing health benefits of green tea.
Drinking 2-3 cups of green tea burns calories as much as 100 calories per day. Green tea increases the body metabolism and works to intensify fat oxidation at which body turns your food into calories.
Lower the risk of cancer
Men who drink two cups of green tea per day had 70% lower risk of developing colon cancer and 48% lower risk of prostate cancer and women who take green tea daily had 22% lower risk of breast cancer.
It helps to regulate glucose level by slowing the raise of blood glucose sugar. This also helps to reduce high insulin production in blood.
Good for teeth
The antioxidant catechin present in green tea destroys bacteria and viruses which cause dental caries, throat infections and other dental conditions.
Maintains cholesterol levels
I t reduces bad cholesterol in the blood and also helps to improves the ratio of good cholesterol.
Alzheimers and Parkinson’s
It delays the deterioration caused by Alzheimers and parkinsons. It also protects brain cells from dying and restores damaged brain cells.