Green tea is one of the “superfoods”. Many research found that drinking green tea is beneficial for your health.
Today, we will introduce what 4 main benefits of drinking green tea.
Firstly, green tea contains large amounts of “Polyphenols” which are the effective antioxidant. It can reduce body inflammation and decrease the risks of many chronic diseases including atherosclerosis, hyperlipidemia, and cancers. Moreover, polyphenols are proficient in anti-aging.
Secondly, drinking green tea can stimulate your brain functions. Green tea consists of an amino acid called L-theanine which is good for improving your brain, boosting your memory, reducing anxiety, and decreasing the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
Thirdly, green tea stimulates your body's immune and kills bacteria, especially oral bacteria. Therefore, it reduces caries and bad breath.
Fourthly, green tea is also useful for your skin. Antioxidants in green tea help reduce chronic rashes and acnes as well as stimulate hair regrowth.
However, these advantages of green tea also depend on the quality of the tea leaves. Moreover, fresh tea making is a must. You should avoid processed tea consisting of sugar, additive, food coloring, flavoring agent, or preservatives. Except for non-benefit, those additives increase the risk of chronic diseases as well.
Information by Dr. Narumol Tongsreeneam
Composed by Medisci Center