Drinking tea is a reflection of the lifestyle that reveals the desire to constantly research smells and flavors in countless varieties. Tea, without any other designation or designation of the country of origin (Chinese, Russian, Indian, Ceylon) means the leaves and leaf buds derived from the bush Thea sinensis, or Camellia sinensis. Few people know that green and black tea are actually leaves of the same herb, Camellia sinensis, and differ in the way they are processed.
The benefits of green and black teas
Although doctors and nutritionists constantly point out that our body needs a lot of fluid on a daily basis, research shows that as many as 80% of the population does not adhere to this. Just for reminder: lack of fluid causes symptoms of dehydration and numerous inconveniences, headache and feeling fatigued. Drinking tea combines pleasant with the helpful because, in addition to the required fluids, it provides a pleasant taste and positive effects on the body.
Green tea is rich in flavonoids, which have a strong antioxidant effect. They neutralize the free radicals, which have caused damage to cells and the accelerated process of aging the body. The same polyphenol is also responsible for blocking the action of some factors such as various carcinogens, ultraviolet light, or already formed metastases. A large number of studies have proven the protective effect of tea in some cancers. Research by the Ministry of Health of Japan has shown a significantly reduced number of deaths from cancer, especially from stomach cancer, in parts of the country where green tea is consumed excessively.
Green tea as a guardian of the heart
The natural antioxidant properties of green tea protect the body from heart disease, as they reduce risk factors such as high cholesterol, increased triglycerides and increased blood pressure. The level of cholesterol in the blood decreases proportionally with the amount of green tea inserted, and the studies show that the systolic pressure decreases.
Green tea prevents agglutination of platelets – platelets, which reduces the risk of thrombosis.
A rich source of vitamins and minerals for healthy teeth and the fight against cellulite and fatty deposits
Green tea contains a significant amount of vitamin C, an extremely strong antioxidant. The high concentration of vitamin C in green tea gives it the ability to strengthen the immune system and to prevent the negative effects of free radicals in the body, the causes of many diseases. Also, green tea is rich in vitamins B1, B2 and E.
Green tea is rich in fluorine, important for whisking and for hardness of teeth, helps to prevent tooth decay and gum diseases. Regular fluorine intake protects your teeth from cavities. Only one cup of green tea contains 0.3 to 0.5 mg fluorine.
Green tea also helps against cellulite because it limits the absorption of fat and stimulates surface circulation. It is also known as tea that helps weakening.