Green tea best proves the saying “Food is the best medicine.” It has many nutrients like epigallocatechin gallate, flavonoids and antioxidants that help you stay young with a fit, healthy and beautiful body.
Why you should make drinking green tea a daily habit
It prevents fat build- up in arteries and reduces cholesterol levels. It increases the rate of fat burn up in your body by boosting metabolism. It detoxifies your body and reduces your craving for extra food.
It increases your stamina and thus helps you get the maximum from your daily exercises.
Green tea has antibacterial effects on harmful dental bacteria. It acts as an effective drug to diabetes patients by balancing blood sugar levels. It also saves you from cardiovascular diseases. The flavonoids of green tea boost your immune system thereby making you strong against infections and diseases. Research has also proved that regular consumption of green tea could prevent neurological diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. It has very low caffeine content than coffee thus making it a much safer drink.
Various researches have proved the power of Green tea in the prevention and fight against cancer. It reduces the chances of getting a cancer and suppresses the growth of cancer cells. It helps in the prevention and treatment of various cancers in breast, lung, skin, oesophagus and the liver.
Your skin can receive wonderful nourishment from green tea’s antioxidants and protection from UV rays. It prevents wrinkling and premature ageing by destroying the free radicals that damage the healthy cells in your body. Your body is saved from the serious implications of free radicals like diabetes, arthritis and cancer by a daily intake of green tea.
If the natural bitter taste does not suit you can sweeten it using a natural herb, stevia. The green tea lemonade with a squeeze of lemon and a few drops of stevia could make anyone go crazy for this drink.
Take a tea strainer and add two teaspoons of green tea leaves to a cup of boiled water. After five minutes you can take it as it is, or ice it for a cold drink.
Now all that is left for you is to take in the aroma and relish a cup of green tea and realize it’s wonderful effects on your body.