Green tea has been used as a medicine for thousands of years, originating in China but widely used throughout Asia. The reason that green tea has more health benefits attached to it than black tea is (apparently) due to the processing. Black tea is processed in a way that allows for fermentation whereas green tea%u2019s processing avoids the fermentation process. As a result, green tea retains maximum amount of antioxidants and poly-phenols the substances that give green tea its many benefits.
Health benefits of drinking green tea daily are
It helps in regulating glucose levels slowing the rise of blood sugar after eating. Hence good for diabetes.
Improves body metabolism which leads to fat burning and helps in weight loss.
Since it is an excellent source of powerful antioxidants which lowers the risk of cancer.
Drinking green tea on regular basis have shown in lowering total and LDL cholesterol levels.
Regular consumption of green tea is thought to reduce the risk of high blood pressure.
Green tea can apparently also help with wrinkles and the signs of aging, this is because of its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities.
Improves digestion as it detoxifies liver.
Daily intake of minimum two cups of Green tea will help an overall improvement in metabolism. Here are some variety of green tea available in market with their benefits:
Chamomile tea- relieves stress.
Oolong tea- healthy skin and hair
Tulsi tea- excellent remedy for cough and cold
Lemongrass tea %u2013 cleanses and detoxifies the body
This year your new year resolution can be drinking Green tea daily.