Must know facts about “Green Tea”

Grab your Tea Green Tea.

Tea is the second most drunk beverage in the world after water, and what makes it so popular is the mild taste, the refreshing aroma, and the soothing appearance. It is super easy to prepare, and hence can be made just as you like it.

Here we bring to you some points of prime importance in order to learn much more about the most trending drinks of all times, Green Tea.

What is Green Tea??
Green tea is a type of tea that is made from Camellia sinensis leaves (tea leaves)that have not undergone the same withering and oxidation process used to make black tea.

Health Benefits

Includes improved brain function, fat loss, a lower risk of cancer and many other incredible benefits.

  • Tooth Decay.Studies suggest that the chemical antioxidant “catechin” in tea can destroy bacteria and viruses that cause throat infections, dental caries, and other dental issues.
  • Blood Pressure.Regular consumption of green tea is believed to reduce the risk of high blood pressure.
  • Theanine” is an amino acid naturally found in tea leaves. It is this substance, which is responsible for providing a relaxing and tranquilizing effect and thus, is a great benefit to tea drinkers.
    g1.jpgHarmful effects
  • For some people, green tea can result into upset stomach and constipation.
  • Green tea extracts have been testified to cause liver problems in rare cases.
  • Green tea is POSSIBLY UNSAFE when taken for long-term or in high doses. It can cause side effects because of the caffeine.How often and when to drink
  • Everything is harmful if overdone, similar is the consumption of green tea, which should not exceed more than 2-3 cups a day to extract the best of its benefits.
  • Drinking tea in between the meals not only increases the antioxidant power but also boosts the absorbing of fat and improves metabolism.
    teapot-green-tea-720x480When you shouldn’t
  • Do not take your tea very early in the morning or when empty stomach. The caffeine in it can lead to dehydration and may stimulate the release of gastric acid which can cause stomach upset or even ulcer.
  • Avoid taking green tea at mealtime because it can reduce the absorption of thiamin.

Green tea is the healthiest beverage on the planet. Drink it in a way that it provides you with the best of its nutrients and minerals without exceeding the permitted level of caffeine.

It is loaded with antioxidants and nutrients that have powerful effects on the body.

So now, you know all you need to know about the trending green tea…. So grab a cup of water, add a teaspoon of green tea leaves in it, bring it to a boil, enjoy it with lemon, and honey….


Happy Eating



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