Green tea contains really effective antioxidants, 25-100 times more than that of vitamins C and E. In many parts of the world, especially China and India green tea has been widely consumed to control bleeding, healing wounds, and also improving their heart health. Other benefits also including weight loss by increasing metabolism and fat burning.
Lets explore more benefits of green tea:
According to research published in the Journal of the Japanese Society for Food Science and Technology, the catechins in green tea may help stop bacteria associated with gum disease and tooth decay from growing. Catechins are a type of antioxidant. As an added bonus, they may also help reduce bad breath.That’s good news, especially since dental health is linked to your overall well-being.
Skin Cancer Treatment
Research from the University of Strathclyde has positioned green tea as a potential treatment for skin cancer. Green tea contains large amounts of epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), a potent antioxidant. The researchers found that encapsulated green tea extract could shrink or even eliminate skin cancer tumors.
Research reported in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine found that green tea’s strong antioxidants may help protect people with OSA. Rodents with OSA that were given catechins performed much better in cognitive assessments than those that were not given any.