Benefits of Drinking Green Tea

Many know green tea is healthy for you.

Green tea generally contains much less caffeine than a cup of coffee or black tea. However, green tea has many other health benefits as well.

Green tea has been used by traditional medical practitioners for about five thousand years.

Long Jing Dragon Well Chinese Green Tea

Long Jing (Dragon Well) Chinese Green Tea

Green tea is excellent for the heart and blood vessels throughout the entire body. Studies show that drinking green tea is good for the heart. 

Researchers have also discovered that green tea is packed with antioxidants and vitamins, such as vitamins C and E which prevent many kinds of illnesses. Antioxidants and other compounds in green tea could help to promote longevity.

Conventional and alternative health care experts agree that the compounds in green tea interrupts the growth and development of certain illnesses via several mechanisms. Green tea is especially protective of our health.

Green tea can be a helpful addition to a weight reduction plan. It helps to gently speed up the metabolism and hasten “fat burning”.

Using green tea to relieve tummy aches is an age old practice of many people worldwide.

Organic Matcha Green Tea

Organic Matcha Green Tea

Research is ongoing, investigating even more possible benefits of green tea. So enjoy its taste; drink green tea several times daily. You will be making your body healthier, stronger, and resistant to illness. Some experts believe that people who drink green tea even live longer.

Some popular green tea – Jasmine Green Tea, Matcha and Genmaicha.

We will continue to update this article with more resources on Green tea and health benefits. Please take time to read them and decide if green tea is right for you. If unsure, always check with a health professional :)

Here are some to start -

ABC Science - truth about green tea

Can green tea help prevent cancer?

Green tea info from Web MD

Negative Effects of Green Tea

Health Promoting Effects of Green Tea

US PubMed search results on "Green Tea"