The Best Health & Beauty Benefits of Green Tea

Looking for the healthiest beverage for your body? Look no further than a cup of green tea. Loaded with antioxidants, green tea has numerous benefits that include improved brain function, physical performance and more. Here are some of the top benefits of including green tea in your daily diet:

  • Improves Health with Bioactive Compounds.

Loaded with powerful antioxidants including polyphenols and Epigallocatechin gallate, green tea contains polyphenols which act as powerful antioxidants, reducing free radicals formation in the body that contribute to aging.

  •  Improves Brain Function

Green tea contains less caffeine than coffee, but enough to produce an effect. The ingredient amino acid L-Theanine works to improve brain function.

  • Increases Fat Burning and Brain Function and Improves Physical Performance.

Known to increase metabolic function, studies have shown that green tea contributed to burning fat. Drinking 2-3 glasses of green tea a day have shown to burn as much as  100 calories a day.

  • Protects Brain in Old Age.

Green tea contains bioactive compounds which have been proven to improve brain function and short-term brain memory.

  • Kills bacteria and lowers risk of infection.

The catechins in green tea reduce the growth of bacteria which result in a reduced risks of infection and bad breath, contributing to an improvement in dental health.

 

Resources:

  1. Gunnars, Kris. “10 Proven Benefits of Green Tea.” AutorityNutrition.com. 2016. 29 January 2016.
  2. Nair, Keerthana. “12 Health and Beauty Benefits of Green Tea.” HealthnBodyTips.com. 2016. 2015. 29 January 2016.