Green Tea- The Supplement For A Better Personality

Referred to as the refreshment food all over the world, Green tea has many benefits starting from nutritious benefits to prevention of cancers, among many others.

Green tea, just like black and oolong teas, are made from the leaves of the Camellia sinesis plant. The procedure used is steam-dry method.

This means that the tea leaves are steamed and rolled before they dry, to prevent the leaves from fermenting, which needs to happen when making black tea.

. The following article illustrates the proven benefits of green tea which can be inculcated in our day to day lives:

  • Prevents Cancer- Green tea contains a powerful antioxidant known as Epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) which protects the cells from infections and causes elimination of free radicals from the bloodstream which could have caused breast cancer, colorectal cancer as well as prostrate cancer. Polyphenols on the other hand kills cancerous cells, thereby, preventing the progression of infectious conditions.
  • Muscle Benefits- Drinking four cups of Green tea regularly reduces the effects of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis enormously because of Quercetin,  an antioxidant and an anti-inflammatory compound found in green tea.
  • Sharpens Memory & Brain Function- Caffeine found in green tea blocks inhibitory transmitters to the brain which in turn allows the functions of  dopamine, increases their activity. And this leads to sharpened memory, super activeness as well as elated mood. For persons with mental disorders like the Alzheimer’s disease, green tea blocks the formation of plaques linked with the disease.
  • Protects Skin- The Polyphenols present in green tea repairs skin cells which are damaged by the over exposure to ultra violet rays.
  • Oral Health Benefits- Studies found out that the green tea reduces bad bacteria in the oral cavity because of the antioxidant present in green tea. That is the green tea fights against bad breath, cavities, gum disease, and other related oral issues.

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