Green tea is touted to be one of the healthiest health beverages all across the world and is consumed the most in Japan. It is followed by China, Indonesia and then Vietnam.
According to a study conducted, green tea has the largest number of anti-oxidants and has the most anti-aging properties. It has around 30% of the weight of dry green leaves.
Other antioxidants and other healing compounds are also found in wine, dark chocolate, and blueberries.
The ingredients which it contains-
It contains flavonols which are responsible for increasing the metabolism in the body and reducing of the body fat. It is also one of the best weight loss supplements and should ideally be consumed in the night before you hit the bed.
Nowadays it is also available in various different flavors and you can enjoy the different tastes also.
The different health benefits of green tea are as follows-
Helps in lowering of the cholesterol-
It is responsible for lowering of the cholesterol and reduces the intensity of heart attacks and protects the heart from any kind of diseases.
Reduces the risk of cancer-
Green tea contains polyphenols, which is known for reducing the risks related to cancer. For e.g.-prostate, colon and breast cancer.
A great aid in losing weight-
It is known for increasing the metabolism rate and is also speeds up fat burning and the rate of energy expenditure by 4%. This was recently published in the AMERICAN GENERAL OF NUTRITION.