Green Tea – A bonanza for good health.
In today’s era, looking young and fascinating is what everyone wants, but beauty and cosmetic products over the year damage the skin. This is the reason why today’s generation has shifted more towards using natural products like Tea Tree Oil, Turmeric, Oatmeal, and among all these is GREEN TEA.
The most widely consumed beverage in the world is tea, an average of 78 percent of people of this world consume tea on daily basis. But the sad reality is that from this 78 percent only 20 percent of people prefer consuming Green Tea. Many individuals do not know the benefits of Green Tea on health as it contains antioxidants that help in increasing the metabolism of the body. Green Tea is made from dried leaves and leaf buds of the Camellia sinensis plant. Green Tea is different from black tea as Green Tea is made from unoxidized leaves and is less processed than others.
Green tea contains numerous nutrients like polyphenols which include epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), epicatechin gallate, epicatechin, and flavanols. It also contains antioxidants, Vitamins E and B2 are good for health.
BENEFITS OF CONSUMING GREEN TEA:
· It prevents cancer
The polyphenols in the tea help in decreasing tumor growth. It has a great effect on skin cancer, as it protects the skin from UV- rays.
· It reduces acne and slows down skin aging
The EGCG works as an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agent which reduces acne and slows down aging.
· It helps in weight loss
It contains antioxidants, which increase the metabolism of the body helps in reducing weight.
· It lowers the cholesterol level
Consuming Green tea daily may lower the level of low-density lipoproteins (LDL) and triglycerides in the body.
· It reduces the risk of Cardiovascular Diseases
It increases the antioxidant property of blood, which protects LDL from oxidation which is the main cause of many heart disease.
So, after knowing all the benefits of Green Tea, when are you starting to consume the healthiest drink on earth and start pampering your skin?