Why Should You Drink Green Tea?

Green tea is not just a refreshing drink, it is also packed with powerful healing nutrients.

It has lower levels of caffeine that black tea.

Green tea contains fantastic antioxidants such as polyphenols and flavonoids. Flavonoids are used by plants to protect themselves against the damaging effects of UV light. Since green tea is packed with flavonoids, it can help protect the skin against ageing as well as reduce skin damage caused by the sun.

It has been shown to boost metabolism, increase energy production and breaks down the fat stored in the body. It is also known to be an anti-inflammatory.

The tea also contains vitamin E which is important for healthy glowing skin and boost immunity.

It even has a natural antihistamine which can help with hayfever.

Due to its anti-bacterial abilities it can help to fight tooth decay and gum disease.

You can enjoy the benefits of green tea by drinking 3 to 4 cups a day. To take advantage of all its nutrients leave it to brew for 5 minutes. I generally have 3 cups a day. I start my day with a cup of boiled water followed by a cup of green tea.

So as you can see there is so many benefits to drinking green tea give it a try you might enjoy drinking it as much as I do.

Karen x

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