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10 Green Tea Benefits

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Green Tea

Green Tea

Green Tea (Source: Flickr Aria Belli)

Green tea is the healthiest  beverage I have ever heard about. Drinking green tea works like a blessing for your body. Not only does it taste good but you will also feel  refreshed after drinking green tea. Green tea is also considered as a medicine. Let us start drinking green tea to stay healthy.

Green Tea Benefits

Drinking green tea has many benefits but for now we will talk about 10 major benefit of green tea

  1. Green tea increases our body metabolism so it will help you in losing weight
  2. Green tea will prevent  you from having wrinkles  problems because green tea is full of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory  substances.
  3. Green Tea also helps you to increase good cholesterol as well as helping you to improve the ratio of good cholesterol to bad cholesterol
  4. Green tea reduces the chance of high blood pressure if you are drinking it regularly
  5. Green tea is a natural antibiotic it will prevent you from viral infections
  6. Drinking  green tea daily improves the immunity of your body
  7. Green tea  helps regulate glucose levels slowing the rise of blood sugar after eating.
  8. Green tea also prevent your skin  from the UV damage.
  9. Green Tea can improve your brain function. Green tea contain amino acid L-theanine which is able to reduce  the blood-brain barrier
  10.  Drinking regular green tea may reduce chances of various kind of cancer like breast cancer, lung cancer.

What is recipe of Green Tea?

Ingredient

  • Green tea leaf or green tea bags
  • Hot water
  • Honey to taste
  • Lemon juice to taste

Method

  • Boil water with tea leaf for 2 minutes or only water
  •  Strain in cup or pour water in cup
  • Add honey as per your taste
  • Add lemon juice as per your taste

Now your sip of health is prepared

What is the quantity of Green Tea one can take daily ?

For the quantity different people will have different answer but green tea has a drawback that it also contains caffeine which can decrease absorption of iron and folic acid so limit yourself to 2 cups daily

Can I drink Green Tea in pregnancy ?

For a pregnant women green tea is a big no because it can decrease absorption  Iron and Folic acid so even if your are trying to conceive stop drinking green tea.

Can kids drink Green Tea ?

For infants  this is not recommended. For kids  many more healthy foods are available and for increasing  metabolism kids should play in outdoors  .

 

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