Green Tea could help in weight loss by increasing the rate of metabolism and by speeding up fat oxidation. Drinking Green Tea regularly can reduce carbohydrate digestion.
Green Tea can play an important role in reducing the negative effects of bad cholesterol by lowering triglyceride levels and increasing the production of good cholesterol. This improves the LDL-HDL cholesterol ratio.
Green Tea with its fluoride content helps prevent tooth decay and fights cavities by inhibiting the growth of oral bacteria.
Try applying Green Tea directly on your skin. This is known to replenish skin from the damage caused by ultraviolet rays. It is also helpful to reduce blemishes on skin.
Green Tea polyphenols strongly inhibit tumour cells, DNA synthesis and peroxide radical generation. Besides inhibiting the growth of cancer cells, it kills cancer cells without harming healthy tissue.
Green Tea polyphenols inhibit amylase and sucrose, so the starch is broken down more slowly, thereby decreasing the blood sugar level. It may also reduce the intestinal absorption of glucose and enhance the insulin activity.
Green Tea protects the joints against cartilage breakdown and reduces inflammation thereby preventing arthritis.
Green Tea is known to delay aging by preventing the accumulation of free radicals and the resultant damage to the DNA. It also enhances immunity in the drinker.