There are many benefits one could get from green tea. For one thing, they are widely known to be rich in antioxidants which act as health defender. Among the diseases against which green tea’s antioxidant is particularly vigilant are cancers and heart diseases. They are also efficient in removing toxins that are accumulated from different substances that enter the body.
Sometimes, foods contain chemicals that are harmful to the body-in the long run-like MSG, artificial additives such as flavorings, colorings and many more. Even the air we breathe and the water we drink contains invisible pollutants. Detoxifying the body is just among the good things about this tea.
In a recent Japanese study, scientists discovered another benefit from drinking green tea when it comes to weight loss subject. They observed that people who drink green tea increase their metabolism and reduce body fats. The study, which was published on American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, featured 35 Japanese men who had identical physical qualities like waistline and BMI body weight.
They were given a uniform type of diet for breakfast and dinner as well as restrictions on their calorie and fat consumption before they were divided into two groups. One group was given daily supplement of oolong fortified with the tea extracts while the other group was given supplement of oolong tea with catechins. This study lasted for three months.
The result was remarkable. The group, which was supplemented with oolong tea with tea extracts, found to have lost 2.4kg while experiencing lower BMI, waistline, and total body fat. Members of the other group lost 1.3 kg. Apart from this, men who drank the tea had lower bad cholesterol.
Catechins are a type of antioxidant, which is particularly prominent in green tea. It has properties such as antioxidant, antiviral and antibacterial. It is also known to relieve inflammatory. Of late, researchers believed that catechins are the active ingredient in this tea, which can increase body’s metabolism and reduce body fats.
Now you want to have more energy, be Healthier, look Younger, lose weight, and cleanse your body, right?