5 Reasons to Start Drinking Green Tea Today

2016-08-05 14:46:17 Writen By: Bon Appetit

Sometimes we hear "you just need to relax about the whole thing"  and the quick remedy for the whole situation is Green teas. Let's see what are the other reasons to have a cup of green tea.

Keeps Heart Healthy : 

Drinking green tea regularly can help you keep heart ailments like stroke at bay. This is because it lowers the bad cholesterol in your body and prevents blockage around the arteries.

 

Aids in Weight Loss : 

It is a low-calorie drink, no doubt. But it is also good for your metabolism as it increases which means you burn more calories faster. It also stimulates the nervous system which enhances the fat-burning process. Team it with 30 minutes of daily exercise and right diet and you are sure to get a toned body.

Slows Skin Ageing : 

Since green tea has antioxidants, it slows down the ageing process and makes your skin look youthful. The skin shows signs of ageing like fine lines, wrinkles, etc when it is not well-hydrated and as one nears menopause. In order to combat this, drink green tea daily which will reduce the appearance of lines by boosting collagen production.

 

Regulates Blood Sugar Levels : 

Diabetics often have to worry about the spike in their blood sugar levels after a meal. Drinking green tea will regulate as it has polyphenols and polysaccharides which are effective in lowering these levels. According to researchers, a polyphenol called epigallocatechin gallete (EGCG) inhibits the production of glucose in the liver in turn lowering the blood sugar levels. 

 

Fights Cancer : 

Green tea is full of antioxidants which help in preventing various kinds of cancers. Antioxidants avert the damage caused by free radicals (molecules produced when the body breaks down food or due to smoking, drinking, etc) by attacking them before they can damage healthy cells. This in turn protects the body from various ailments.

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