Why you should drink Green tea often

Regular intake of green tea is thought to reduce the risk of high blood pressure.

It is a type of tea that is made from leaves; very botanical in nature which originates from China but now prevalent in many countries around the globe. It is made of Camellia sinensis.

Pulse.com.gh brings to you five health benefits of this reach beverage.

1. Blood Pressure

Regular intake of green tea is thought to reduce the risk of high blood pressure. It is highly recommended for people with this health problem. It yields a result.

2. Diabetes

Green tea helps regulate glucose levels slowing the rise of blood sugar after eating. This can prevent high insulin spikes and resulting fat storage.

3. Depression

It contains theanine is an amino acid naturally found in tea leaves. It is this substance that is thought to provide a relaxing and tranquilizing effect and be a great benefit to tea drinkers.

4. Weight Loss

Green tea increases metabolism in the system. Green tea contains polyphenol which works to intensify levels of fat oxidation and the rate at which your body turns food into calories.

5. Dental flaws

Studies show that the chemical antioxidant "catechin" in green tea can terminate bacteria and viruses that cause tooth decay, dental caries, and other dental conditions. It is also said to be good for throat conditions as well.

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