2015-08-17
Joybynature.com Team
Aug
17

Do you want to stay young, healthy and beautiful? There are many formulae you might hear from people around you including strict physical exercise, drugs and therapies to keep you fit, and of course when it comes to women, there is no end to the range of makeup products that are coming up to keep you looking younger and more beautiful. That said, all of this is not as easy as it sounds. Eventually, they all take a toll once discontinued or overdone.

That is why you need a solid solution that is bio organic, side-effect free, everyday usable and most importantly, something that works in keeping you hale and healthy. Green Tea is a natural herb that has many medicinal properties and has been used since age old times in therapy, Ayurveda, as an everyday remedy for allergies, weight loss, skin health, hair loss, cardiac ailments, high blood pressure, aging, diabetes, cancer and much more.

  1. Stay young!

Green tea is rich in polyphenols like flavonoids and catechins which function as antioxidants. With increasing age, the body produces greater number of free radicals which deteriorate cells and accelerate the aging process. This leads to wrinkles, lustreless skin, stiffness in muscles and other signs of aging. Antioxidants present in green tea affect the release of free radicals and limit their production in the body. As a result, they control the pace of aging delay the signs of aging. Hence, taking green tea everyday keeps your body fitter and younger looking.

  1. Control your blood pressure and stay away from cardiac ailments

Increased blood pressure is a natural cause for many other ailments such as cardiac problems. High blood pressure when noticed suddenly is generally controlled with allopathy medication and often people become dependent on such medication to keep their blood pressure within permissible limits.

In addition, green tea being rich in antioxidants prevents LDL or bad cholesterol from oxidising which leads to blockage in arteries and cardiac ailments.

  1. Stay protected from bacteria!

Green tea is antibacterial in nature. The catechins in green tea kill bacteria and viruses reducing the risk of acquiring infections. Catechins also inhibit the growth of Streptococcus mutans which is a harmful bacterium that is present in the mouth and causes plaque and tooth decay. Drinking green tea everyday helps remove dental carries and prevents dental infections.

  1. Prevent Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s

Green tea is also a brain tonic since it helps strengthen nerves. It contains L-theanine that increases the activity of inhibitory neurotransmitter GABA. It increases brain activity by increasing dopamine production and alpha wave generation in the brain.

Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder. Bioactive compounds in Green tea have protective effect on neurons and help lower risk of these diseases.

  1. Be in shape!

For most people these days, the fat consumption is much higher that metabolic rate. In other words, their workout and energy expenditure does not equate to their calorie intake and they become fatter by the day. Green Tea is an easy, definite and safe solution for weight gain issues. It increases the fat burning rate and energy expenditure rate significantly. A scientific study has proven that in healthy men who consumed green tea every day, fat burning metabolism was boosted by 17%.

  1. Treat diabetes

Type II diabetes is caused due to increased blood sugar levels in the blood and insulin resistance displayed by body cells. Green tea is effective in combating both these. It improves sensitivity and responsiveness to insulin and helps to bring blood sugar under control.

  1. Fight cancer

Antioxidants present in green tea that reduce free radicals make it a strong contender to slowdown the incidence and progress of cancer.

  1. Promote Eyesight

A study published in the journal of Experimental Eye Research has proven that green tea’s catechins are capable of penetrating eye tissue and can prevent cataract-induced blindness.

  1. Protect skin

Green tea helps to protect skin from harmful UV radiation and acts as an effective sunscreen. It helps reduce reddening of skin due to exposure to UV rays.

  1. Get out of depression

Taking green tea has been associated with reduced chances of being under depression. A 2009 study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition concluded that frequent consumption of green tea was associated with lower prevalence of depressive symptoms in aged people.

So, what are you waiting for? Click here to learn more about green tea and its varieties.

Comments

  • Posted On September 30, 2015 by Ravichander

    As read the benefits of green tea, it is good learn more and to consume GREEN TEA.

  • Posted On September 15, 2015 by MANISH SHARMA

    Can we add lemon & honey in green tea? Please suggest the effects of doing so.

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