How about making your mornings, healthier and fresh without going for a walk or exercising for hours at the nearest gym? Green Tea is going to be the next big thing for those who want to stay up, fit and running. In other words Green tea, can be referred to as a “Super Drink”. Research has proven that the constituents in this small bag has immense power to control your weight, maintain metabolism, keep you stress-free, fight disease, improve your immunity and boost your energy. Henceforth, we bring you 5 super awesome reasons to make green tea your “Subah ki chai”.
Here’s what Simrann Saini, a Delhi based dietician has to say on this “Given that green tea can boost the metabolic rate in the short term, it could help you lose weight”.
1. Good Anti Aging
Green tea is not just a tea it is a health drink. Green tea leaves contains huge amount of the nutrients. Which are very good for the human body. It contains catechins and, flavonoids which works as powerful antioxidants that makes body clean. In short it helps in reducing the formation of free radicals that form the basis of aging. Making you look young and stay healthy.
2. Good for brain and makes you smarter
Green tea can easily substitute coffee because it contains caffeine in an optimum quantity unlike coffee. Such an amount of caffeine is just enough to produce a response without causing the “jittery” effects associated with too much caffeine. Green tea has something which is more than just caffeine and that is amino acid L- theanine that helps in blood and brain coordination. It is this combination of the caffeine and L-theanine helps in better functioning of brain
3. Weight loss
Green tea increases metabolism. This results into increase in the burning fat of body. Green tea contains polyphenol that works to escalate levels of fat oxidation and rate at which human body converts food into calories. So don’t fret, if at all you are gaining weight. Green Tea is here to make you look more beautiful and super healthy. Research shows that Green tea helps in fat oxidation by 17%, it is because of this reason that it is also listed as a fat burning supplement also.
Green tea apparently helps maintain glucose levels slowing the rise of blood sugar after eating. This can prevent high insulin spikes and resulting fat storage.
For diabetic patients, it is recommended to have a daily dosage of green tea. So, if continue consuming green tea, mind it you might lose your sweet tooth too.
5. Healthy teeth
Green tea kills the bacteria which is harmful for dental health like the influenza virus, potentially lowering your risk of infections. It also helps in reducing bad breath. Plague formation in teeth that is caused by Streptococcus mutans contributes heavily upon cavity formation and tooth decay, whereas green tea inhibts the growth of streptococcus mutans thereby reducing the risk of infection and bad breath.
It is all about making your days happier and stressfree. Go ahead, start with a cup of green tea every morning, empty stomach and you are good to go!