Wake up to the aroma of green tea which brews perfectly to kick start you morning, an anti dote to stress and lethargy, it has proved to have mammoth of benefits. With people hugging a lifestyle for boosting health and fitness, green tea has gone viral with its impeccable credibility to benefit human body and boost our system. Try replacing your caffeine with green tea, feel the change.
It is easy to make a perfect cup of green tea. All you need to do is choose the right green tea (flavour depends on your personal choice), use some of it in your mug, bring water to boil and pour the freshly boiled water in the cup. Stir it with some honey for taste, cover it for 10-15 minutes and let the taste evolve. It sure is not a difficult task, but developing the taste might be a challenge which eventually will be fine.
There are many benefits of green tea which will make you grab a cup of it immediately. What are they?
A. Weight loss
It is a must diet inclusion out of habit and necessity which boost up metabolism. According to research green tea is found to greatly contribute in weight loss by burning body fat and cutting those tyres around our waist. It enhances metabolism of food and regulates faster digestion.
B. Bioactive compound abundant
Green tea is so much more than any regular beverage. With strong bioactive compounds it helps in boosting your system and develops strong immunity. Polyphenols like flavonoids and catechins act as strong anti-oxidants which helps in scavenging out free radicals from our body responsible for aging and various diseases. It also contains Epigallocatechin Gallate which is a powerful anti oxidant with many medicinal properties.
Green tea is known to have compounds which reduces the risk of cancer and thus protects us from uncontrolled cell growth. It has many anti – oxidants which lowers cancer risk and thus helps in boosting our immune system. Many studies and research shows it makes us less vulnerable to breast cancer, ovarian cancer, colorectal cancer, prostate cancer, oesophageal and skin cancer.
D. Cardio vascular diseases
It is one of the major causes of death which is largely contributed by our unhealthy lifestyle. Green tea is known to have certain power to reduce and lower rate of such diseases with its regular intake. It is found that green tea helps in withstanding change in blood pressure and also prevents formation of clots, which otherwise is one of the major cause of heart attack. Another reason for cardio vascular disease is deposition of bad cholesterol in our body which can be check and replaced with good cholesterol with intake of green tea.
Green tea has largely contributed in curbing Type II diabetes which is caused by elevated blood sugar levels and on our body giving up on formation of insulin. Green tea helps in insulin formation with reduced blood sugar levels. It helps in regulating the glucose level in our body for efficiently taking care of diabetes.
F. Lowes Infection Risk
Green tea has many catechins which have anti bacterial and anti viral properties, helping in curbing an infection and spread of disease. It helps in killing and inhibiting growth of influenza virus. Green tea has contributed largely in checking growth of Streptococcus Mutans which is a mouth bacteria causing plaque and tooth decay. It keeps our teeth strong and healthy and also fights against bad breath.
G. Lowes risk of Alzheimer and Parkinson disease
With growing age our brain also starts to age and are likely to neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Many studies have shown that green tea has largely contributed in reducing the occurrence of such disease with its catechin components who protects the neurons.
These are some of the benefits that majorly contribute to a better living with regular intake of green tea. It also gives us rejuvenating freshness and acts as therapy for supple and flawless skin. When your health is in question, don’t risk it. Start your morning with a cup of green tea, with its intake during the day between intervals and feel the difference yourself.