Benefits Of Green Tea + When To Drink It
The health advantages that the drink offers are numerous. It promotes longevity, by maintaining an overall stronger immune system. The antioxidants prevent free radical skin damage so you age much better. Not just that, green tea decreases the risk of many cancers, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, etc. You’ll notice your blood pressure being regulated, whether it’s high or low. The l-theanine of amino acid content is a big stress and anxiety reliever. While, EGCG in it has been scientifically proven to effectively trigger fat-burning genes in the stomach area.
If these major health boosters weren’t enough, this tea also:
– suppresses the common cold and allergies from happening
– treats bad breath by killing some bacteria
– has natural fluoride that helps protect against cavities
– fights off allergies the body has been exposed to
– improves cognitive performance, thus making you smarter
– helps you stay alert and focused
– makes you happy and relieves stress
– lowers harmful cholesterol
– slightly increases metabolism (around 4%)
– aids in the digestion process and stops bloating
– detoxifies the body
I’m sure this would’ve convinced most of you to take a sip of the super drink! It’s important to remember not to add the tea extracts directly to boiling water. High temperatures can kill a lot of the nutrients within. So, wait a couple of minutes for the water to cool down, after which you can add the tea bag or leaves. Also, professionals usually suggest to limit consumption to 2-3 glasses per day, or 1 if you’re really sensitive to caffeine.