Health Benefits of Green Tea:
Enhance Your Immune System:
Polyphenols and flavinoids rank high in levels of antioxidant activity. Green tea
is 30-40% polyphenols by weight. Many of tea’s positive immune system effects are related to the high levels of polyphenols it contains.
This translates to about 4 cups of green tea each day. Vitamin C, another well-known antioxidant, is also present in tea.
Research has shown tea to be helpful in inhibiting esophageal , stomach, colon, liver, pancreatic, bladder, breast, and lung cancers.
Tea for Heart:
Green tea has been shown to help decrease cholesterol.
Green tea also acts as a blood thinner. This translates to a decrease in fatal heart disease and stroke.
Tea for Cavities:
Tea contains fluoride and other minerals. It is a good cavity fighter and helps maintain hard teeth. In addition, the polyphenols of tea exhibit anti-plaque properties that can help fight bacteria in the mouth. Children can drink one cup of green tea a day to aid in reducing cavities. Rinsing with green tea after meals is cleansing and refreshing.
Tea for Weight Loss:
has been used as an aid for weight loss. Green Tea by itself carries only 4 calories. The caffeine in tea increases body function to help burn more calories and the polyphenols seem to aid in the digestion of fat.