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GREEN TEA: Health Benefits

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Green Tea Is a Health Drink


FACTOID

All real tea is from one plant. Herbal tea is not real tea. Real tea is made from the leaves of the shrub (or small tree) Camellia sinensis. Black, oolong, green, yellow, and white teas are all from Camellia sinensis.


3 Health Benefits of Green Tea

  1. antioxidant
  2. cleansing
  3. mild caffeine

FACTOID

All teas contain polyphenols (strong antioxidants), but some claim the most powerful forms are contained only in green tea.


HEALTH CLAIMS FOR GREEN TEA

  1. 4-5 cups a day prevents cancer
  2. ultimate health drink
  3. increases attention
  4. increases awareness
  5. increases concentration
  6. refreshes the body
  7. helps digestion
  8. helps arthritis
  9. fights viruses
  10. helps meditation
  11. fights bad breath
  12. fights gum disease
  13. fights tooth cavities
  14. helps cure disease
  15. helps prevent disease
  16. helps you to live longer
  17. helps to lower blood cholesterol
  18. helps to cure cardiac and cerebral diseases
  19. helps to prevent cardiac and cerebral diseases
  20. why the Chinese do not suffer modern diseases like in the West

FACTOID

There are new books written entirely about the many health benefits of green tea. For example, “The Green Tea Book: China’s Fountain of Youth” by Lester A. Mitscher and Victoria Dolby Toews.

FACTOID

In a report in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, it is stated that green tea can help enhance thermogenesis (calorie burning) and promote fat oxidation.


Green Tea Pages


Recommended Movie

  • All In This Tea, which is available from Netflix and other sources.

Related Links (all are external links)

  1. 10 Proven Health Benefits for Green Tea: Healthline
  2. 10 Rules for Making Tea from England in 1941
  3. 17 Health Benefits of Green Tea
  4. 33 Health Benefits from Tea: NursingDegree.net
  5. Tea lover’s community: Steepster
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