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20 Health Benefits of Drinking Green Tea


Maintaining a balanced diet along with eating nutritious food is the key for good health. Drinking green tea is one of the ways by which you can minimize various health issues and remain fit for more years to come.  The benefits of green tea are known for over four thousand years ago. In China it is a popular drink and mostly used as a medicine. Apart from China, other major Asian communities know the health benefits of green tea since ages and still it is part of their culture.

How Green tea is different from regular tea

Green tea is quite different from regular tea and from a health perspective it is far more better than regular tea. Basically, green tea is made of Camellia sinensis which is known as natural anti-oxidants. It is normally cultivated in China and other south-east Asian nations since their climate is more favorable for production of Camellia sinensis. It is also used for making organic and natural beverages and foods and recommended for people who suffer from stomach related disorders as it helps in improving digestion and liver functions in the body.

Here are the 20 most key benefits of green tea:

It is a natural antioxidant, therefore helps in removing toxins from the body.
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It reduces the risk of cancer, if taken regularly.

It promotes hormonal growth and overall body growth.

One of the mot scientifically proven health benefits of green tea is that it helps in bringing down cholesterol levels. It has the unique binding affinity with natural body substances that reacts and help in reducing the cholesterol levels to a great extent.

It also helps in the treatment of Rheumatoid arthritis.

It repairs the overall immune system, so it increases the metabolism of body fighting foreign bodies, bacteria’s and viruses.

It is very beneficial in reducing consequences of any cardiac disorder in patients suffering from heart problems.

It is found to reduce the symptoms of Thomboisis which is normally found in people with cardiac problems.

The regular intake of green tea helps in rejuvenation of lungs & it improves their capacity and helps people with Asthma to recover.

Another benefit of green tea is that it plays a vital role in reducing body weight. It is made of natural shrubs which are known as organic nutrients that help in reducing body fat and body mass.

Green tea also helps in lowering body radicals in the body.

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The antioxidant activity of EGCG in green tea is purportedly up to 100 times more powerful than that of vitamin C or E.

For fitness freaks, green tea is an important beverage. It has natural antioxidant that helps in burning calories and assists you in your physical workouts.

Green tea is recommended by beauty experts, as it helps in reducing facial fat and makes your facial skin glow and look brighter. Though, clinically not proven but many people claim that regular intake of green tea helps facial skin.

It also helps in lowering symptoms of hypertension.

Green tea is a natural remedy for controlling diabetics. It is recommended by doctors to diabetics as it helps in reducing sugar levels.

It is a natural stress buster. Drinking a cup of green tea daily will help remove stress and you will feel more peaceful and relaxed.

Green tea is also used in spa and wellness clinics not for drinking but for foot massage. The green tea natural antioxidants helps in regulating blood circulation in foot, that indirectly helps you in relaxing.

Green tea has many advantages for females. It helps in feminine hormonal growth and reduces symptoms of thyroid in elderly ladies.

Regular intake of green tea also provides a healthy alternate to quit caffeine.

These are some of the common benefits of drinking green tea. Though, some of these benefits are clinically proven, other benefits are still to be proven & research is under way. Another benefit of drinking green tea is that it does not have any side effect at all, so it is completely safe to consume green tea for long.

References:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green_tea
http://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/features/health-benefits-of-green-tea
http://chinesefood.about.com/library/weekly/aa011400a.htm
http://www.health.harvard.edu/press_releases/benefit_of_drinking_green_tea


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