10 awesome health benefits of drinking green tea
If you’re like me and you need your daily caffeine fix then herbal tea is most definitely the healthier option to coffee. Coffee does have benefits but normally people will mix harmful additives such as milk and sugar to their coffee hence making it not such a healthy option.
Green tea is not meant to be consumed with milk or sugar in fact doing so will reduce the health benefits but in comparison to caffeine content, herbal tea has a third of coffee (depending on the tea, some has no caffeine) although the more green tea you drink the more good you are doing for your body, however do not over do it as all teas are a diuretic and will make you dehydrated, you need two cups of water to every cup of tea..
If you were ever considering how you can live healthy, then this is one of the most pleasant ways of going about it. According to a Boston nutritionist Beth Readon, RD, what makes green tea special and beneficial is its richness in catechin content. Known as antioxidants, catechins inhibit further cell destruction. Unlike black tea, green tea doesn’t undergo the fermentation process where most nutrients are lost. This special ability can be owed to pure and unprocessed teas. READ MORE…