Saturday, February 4, 2023

Green Tea: Reasons why you should drink it daily

Thanks to the action of the flavonoids in its composition, it manages to reduce LDL cholesterol in the arteries.

There is no doubt that green tea is one of the most recognized when it comes to weight loss. In addition, it is part of diets for weight loss and as a preferred supplement to the training routines of celebrities.

However, very few people know about its health benefits. According to information published in the journal Chinese Medicine, green tea also has a positive effect in the prevention of various diseases.

In fact, several studies confirm green tea’s help with regard to the regulation of cholesterol levels, especially the ‘bad’, known as LDL. This is due to the action of the flavonoids in its composition, which manage to reduce LDL cholesterol in the arteries, according to the Seville newspaper in Spain, in its health section.

A study published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition maintains that green tea helps to speed up metabolism and increase the burning of calories and fat, which is essential for weight loss. However, it does promote thermogenesis, which is known as body heat generation, which results from normal digestion, metabolism and absorption of food.

Furthermore, thanks to its diuretic properties, it is considered a good remedy against fluid retention. For this reason, it may also contribute to reducing abdominal bloating.

However, it is not only an effective body thermoregulator for the body, but consuming it is also a way to prevent Alzheimer’s, or at least, a way to reduce the risks of developing the disease, according to recent studies. according to a study. Published by McMaster University, Canada, and Journal of the American Chemical Society.

On the other hand, it is a good stimulant, it is rich in certain xanthan bases like caffeine, theobromine and theophylline, all of which help stimulate the nervous system and give a feeling of more energy, according to the PromoPharma health portal.

Furthermore, thanks to its diuretic properties, it is considered a good remedy against fluid retention. For this reason, it may also contribute to reducing abdominal bloating.

Contributes to controlling cholesterol. Image by Leon from Pixabay

green tea with mint

Green tea, combined with mint, adds a nice calming effect that will reduce anxiety about eating and contribute to the health of the digestive system and bad cholesterol.

material

  • 1 glass of water (250 ml).
  • 1 tbsp green tea (10 g).
  • Fresh mint (a few leaves.
  • Optional: Honey (1 tsp).

Preparation

  1. Heat water and when it starts boiling, add green tea and mint to it.
  2. Leave on low heat for 5 minutes, then remove and wait for it to solidify.
  3. When it is at a temperature suitable for consumption, strain it through a sieve and finally, sweeten with a teaspoon of honey.
  4. It is advised to consume it in moderation.

Green Tea, Ginger and Lemon

It is believed that by adding fresh ginger to green tea, a drink rich in antioxidants with anti-inflammatory effects can be obtained.

material

  • Green tea (10 g).
  • water (250 ml).
  • Juice of ½ lemon.
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger (5 grams).

Preparation

  • Heat a cup of water and when it boils, add one tablespoon of green tea and grated ginger to it.
  • Then leave it on low flame for 2 or 3 minutes and then let it rest for about 15 minutes.
  • After this time, filter the drink through a fine sieve and add the juice of half a lemon to it.
  • It is advised to consume it in moderation.

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