Green tea benefits

Written by on February 4, 2014 in Beauty, Body & Mind, Wellbeing - Comments Off on Green tea benefits

allmygoodness have already investigated the benefits of chinese tea but how can everyday, organic, Green tea improve your health?

Weight loss

Green tea has been proven to increase metabolism. The polyphenol found in green tea works to intensify levels of fat oxidation and the rate at which your body turns food into calories. Therefore, it is an excellent addition to a healthy diet and can help speed up weight loss. Health stores offer Green tea capsules with have intensified Green tea properties to aid weight loss.

Skin improvement

Green tea helps with aging skin because of its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities. Both animal and human studies have demonstrated that green tea applied topically can reduce sun damage. Be sure to stock up on Green tea next time that you’re exposed to the sun.

Furthermore, because Green tea flushes toxins out of your system, it is great for cleansing skin and preventing blemishes.

Helps with Diabetes

Green tea apparently helps regulate glucose levels slowing the rise of blood sugar after eating. This can prevent high insulin spikes and resulting fat storage.

Helps prevent Heart Disease

Scientists think, green tea works on the lining of blood vessels, helping keep them stay relaxed and better able to withstand changes in blood pressure. It may also protect against the formation of clots, which are the primary cause of heart attacks.

Helps with depression

Theanine is an amino acid naturally found in tea leaves. It is this substance that is thought to provide a relaxing and tranquilizing effect and be a great benefit to tea drinkers.

Prevents tooth Decay

Tea catechins are strong antibacterial and antiviral agents which make them effective for destroying bacteria and viruses that cause throat infections, dental caries and other dental conditions.

Go ahead and buy some Green tea. It is widely available in most supermarkets and health stores.

About the Author

Christina Latham

Christina is one of our original writers who helped with the launch of allmygoodness. She has a love for finding vintage treasures and organic products in unexpected, undiscovered places. She has previously worked as a journalist for CD News at the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy and Bader TV News in Berlin. She also writes freelance articles for Fitzrovia News and BetaTwentyOne. Follow her on Twitter @ChristinaLatha