As we all know tea is a very highly consumed beverage. There are many different types of tea including black, oolong, green, etc. Since green tea is very popular I decided to focus this blog on the benefits of green tea. Green tea is made through unfermented leaves and is believed to have the highest concentration of polyphenols. Polyphenols are powerful antioxidants that fight free radicals in your body. In an earlier blog that I wrote, I stated that free radicals are compounds in the body that damage/change cells, can damage DNA, and can result in cell death. The polyphenols in green tea can help neutralize free radicals and even help to prevent the damage they can cause.
According to Draxe.com there are 7 benefits of green tea:
- Protects Heart Health
- The antioxidants found in green tea is said to be very beneficial to a person’s cardiovascular health. Green tea…
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