Top 10 benefit of drinking green tea
1) Fat loss
Several studies have proven that a cup of green tea daily can reduce body fat, especially in the abdominal area. It can also significantly decrease body fat percentage, body weight and waist circumference. Green tea help to generate heat within the body, which in turn burns extra calories.
2) Lower risk of various type of Cancer
Green tea is an excellent source of powerful antioxidants, so it makes perfect sense that it could reduce your risk of cancer, which it appears to do:
- Breast cancer
- Prostate cancer
- Colorectal cancer
3) Brain function
Compounds in green tea can improve brain function and make you smarter. The key active ingredient is caffeine, which is a known stimulant.
4) Blood pressure
Regular consumption of green tea reduce the risk of high blood pressure.
Green tea reduces bad cholesterol in the blood
6) Healthy teeth
Green tea can kill bacteria, which improves dental health and lowers your risk of infection.
7) Improve eyesight
The antioxidants found in green tea can actually penetrate the tissues of the eyes and produce antioxidant activity. Catechins, an antioxidant in green tea, are capable of being absorbed into the tissues of the eye. So don't eat carrot only, drink green tea too.
8) Diabetes Control
Green tea helps regulate glucose levels slowing the rise of blood sugar after eating.
9) Protect skin from UV rays (Work like Sun Glasses)
The catechins in green tea can actually make the skin more resistant to the effects of UV rays and therefore premature skin aging. They can also lead to reduced skin redness after UV exposure.
10) Improve physical performance
Green tea has been shown to increase fat burning and boost the metabolic rate.