Green tea is a type of tea obtained from leaves of Camellia sinensis, an evergreen shrub. First, green tea was transshipped from India to China. Various varieties of tea come in the store with multiple color green, black and oolong tea. Health benefits of green tea are amazing.
According to scientist green tea has many goods over another type of tea. Green tea is very healthy for all age groups.
The composition of green tea
- Protein( 15-20% dry weight)
- Amino acids like glycine, valine, glutamic acid (1-4% dry weight)
- Carbohydrates (5-7% dry weight)
- Trace elements such as copper, zinc, cobalt, sodium (5% dry weight)
- vitamins (B, E, C)
The main content of the green tea is catechin because of this green tea diminishes the risk of Type 2 diabetes and obesity.
Wondrous health benefits of green tea
Green tea is effective in weight loss as catechin found in green tea cause fat burn.
It may lower boiling point and thus reduces the risk of coronary heart disease.
Green tea possesses antioxidant and anticarcinogens properties.
It helps in reducing the risk of liver disease, heart disease.
very effective in type2 diabetes.
Green tea intake also increases the bone mineral density.
According to a study at Salford University, Britain green tea is very effective in reducing the risk of cancer. Green tea attacks on mitochondria of the cancer cells. Mitochondria are known as the powerhouse of the cell. As a result, green tea destroys the mitochondria of cancer cells due to which the cancer cell didn’t get food and energy to grow and they died slowly.
It also weakens an enzyme named ribozyme which helps in the development of cancer cells.