We all have heard about it at least once in our lives: drinking green tea is good for your health. But what makes drinking green tea so extraordinary good?
The secret is that it contains a very powerful antioxidant: EGCG. It kills cancer cells without damaging the good tissues in your body. It also helps against heart diseases and with dieting. Studies conducted that people who are drinking green tea, will burn more calories. This is also why many top models are a huge fan of the drink.
Drinking green tea lowers the chance of getting Alzheimer, numerous forms of cancer, dementia and cardiovascular diseases. It also reduces body fat.
- Green tea has been used as a medicine in China for at least 4000 years.
- A compound in green tea inhibits the growth of cancer cells.
- Green tea helps against tooth decay.
Enough reasons to start drinking green tea everyday. You can drink it when you want it but it is also not good to drink it too often. Green tea contains caffeine and that can cause in some cases insomnia, anxiety, irritability, upset stomach, nausea, diarrhea, or frequent urination. Of course these effects will only play a role when you are consuming to much green tea. There is nothing wrong with two glasses of green tea each day, on the other hand, it's very good!