Life can be very demanding. That’s what makes it so important to keep up to date with safe, healthy ways to boost your well-being. If you get a chance this month, why not try a herbal tea which boasts an astonishing array of health-giving properties? Green tea is absolutely packed full of powerful properties, nutrients and antioxidants which are great news for your well-being, in the short and long term!
Here are just 5 reasons to try green tea this month:
- Help with losing weight: Green tea helps to speed up your metabolism, thanks to Polyphenol which helps to drive up the fat oxidation and the rate at which your system converts food into calories.
- A healthier heart: Scientific studies have shown that green tea can improve some of the key risks for cardiovascular diseases like heart disease and stroke. Green tea is thought to affect the lining of your blood vessels. This helps to keep them relaxed and more adaptable to any changes in your blood pressure. It is also thought that this amazing tea can prevent clots from forming, helping to reduce the risk of heart attacks.
- Better protected against disease: When you drink green tea, you benefit from catechins which are powerful in the fight against bacteria and viruses. This gives you added protection against all kinds of nasties. Green tea’s ability to affect the spread of diseases has been proven in scientific studies!
- Lower cholesterol: Green tea has been shown to help reduce the level of ‘bad’ cholesterol in the blood. Not only that, but it also boosts the ratio of good cholesterol to bad cholesterol!
- Lower risk of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s: Various scientific studies have suggested that green tea can actually help protect against the risk of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s! This is thanks to its clever bioactive compounds which have a range of protective benefits on the neurons in your brain.
It’s no wonder people have been imbibing green tea for its health properties for so many years! Is this month the time when you too start to enjoy its many benefits? Perhaps the question shouldn’t be: “Have you tried green tea?”, but “Why haven’t you tried green tea?”!
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