8 Benefits of Green Tea

Green Tea has been a more popular thing being used in the last couple of years. So what is this craze about? Why is everyone jumping on board this bandwagon? We already know that certain foods have pros and cons…..some more than others of course and that’s natural. But there are some foods and drinks that boost not one, but several areas. 

#1 Weight Loss
One of the number one things people are looking for is weight loss tips and doing it naturally is even better. It raises your metabolism because of its polyphenol content and works to intensify the fat oxidation and the rate where your body turns the food into calories. Great right? Wait there’s more.

#2. Heart Disease
In 15 years you don’t want to go to your doctor and hear him say those awful words. Prevent yourself by drinking this and watching what you take in. Scientists think, green tea works on the lining of blood vessels, helping keep them stay relaxed and better able to withstand changes in blood pressure. It may also protect against the formation of clots, which are the primary cause of heart attacks.

#3 Diabetes
Regulates glucose levels and slows the rise of blood sugar after eating. It helps prevent high insulin spikes.

#4 Cholesterol

#5 Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
Studies on mice showed that green tea protected brain cells from dying off and restored the damage cells.

#5 Tooth Decay

#6 Blood Pressure
Regular consumption of green tea is said to reduce the risk of high blood pressure.


#7 Depression
Theanine, an amino acid, found in tea leaves is this substance that is thought to provide a relaxing and tranquilizing effect and be a great benefit.

#8 Skincare
Green tea helps with aging and wrinkles because of their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities.

I don't know about you but it sounds like a great deal to me! Also, if you haven't checked already, USANA has a green tea optimizer for our shakes so be sure to check them out! I myself don't have a taste for them but maybe you do!  

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