Benefits of Drinking Green Tea

June 9, 2019

There are many different types of healthy drinks out there for people to try to stick with if they want to stay healthy and fit. Many companies will try to sell “healthy drinks” that they claim will help you lose weight and curb your appetite. The problem with these companies is that there is no real evidence to support their claims. However, if you’re a tea drinker or looking to stay healthy, you might want to start drinking green tea as there are many benefits that are backed by proven evidence.   


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One benefit of drinking green tea is that it is known to help with certain medical problems. Drinking green tea helps to improve blood flow and lower cholesterol, as well as lower the risk of heart-related problems. One benefit of drinking green tea is that it keeps you from drinking sugary drinks, which can be bad for those who have diabetes or high blood pressure.


While drinking only green tea may not actually make you lose weight fast, it will help speed up the process a bit. Green tea has two important antioxidants, polyphenols and catechin, which help boost your metabolism and energy. It’s common to want to lose a few pounds and as much as we wish it would be as easy as drinking tea, you also must have a healthy diet and exercise. Drinking green tea daily while maintaining a healthy diet and exercise will help you lose a few pounds easier.  


Drinking green tea will also help you relax. We all have busy lives and a lot of people are stressed out because of personal issues that we have to deal with. It's important to set some time out, whether during the day or late at night, to just relax. Green tea has a calming effect due to the chemical theanine, so it's important to take a moment and relax with a cup of green tea.


Drinking a cup of green tea a day will help your body in the long run due to its many benefits. Incorporating diet and exercise daily with drinking green tea will help lower your health risks and help you live a healthier lifestyle.


Destany Bogue is a 22-year-old college graduate from Suny Buffalo State in Buffalo, New York with a Bachelor of Arts in English. She loves all of theHarry Potter movies and books. She loves to be creative in everything she does and hopes to have a successful career in New York City in the near future.  



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