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13 Main reasons why we should drink good green tea or any kind of tea:

  1. Green Tea prevents cancer: Study shows consuming green tea may reduce the death from cancer in general and especially reduce the death from gastrointestinal such as stomach, esophagus and liver cancer.
  2. Drinking tea helps Weight loss study shows. Please see this article, http://www.aolnews.com/2011/03/28/drinking-tea-helps-weight-loss-study-shows/ 
  3. Green tea restricts the increase of blood cholesterol
  4. Green tea controls high blood pressure
  5. Green tea lowers the blood sugar level
  6. Green tea suppresses aging
  7. Green tea stops cavities
  8. Green tea fights virus
  9. Researchers found that routine intake of green tea may also help promote healthy teeth and gums. The study analyzed the periodontal health of almost 1000 men, and found that those who regularly drank green tea had superior periodontal health than subjects that consumed less green tea.
  10. Drinking a cup or more a day of green tea may counteract the effect  of smoking on lung, especially in smokers who may not be genetically susceptible to the cancer, according to a Taiwanese researcher.
  11. http://www.webmd.com/smoking-cessation/news/20100112/green-tea-may-cut- smokers-lung-cancer-risk
  12. Green tea refreshes mind and body
  13. Researchers  found that White tea  was the best tea for inhibiting cell mutations — Especially  early stages of cancer !

New study found that to avoid inflammatory diseases people should drink (any kind of tea)at least3-4 cups of tea a day.Any kind of tea like black tea, fruit tea and Roiboos is good for health. Drink  iced fruit tea, green tea instead of artificially flavored carbonated water and sugary  drink .

http://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/features/health-benefits-of-green-tea 

A good link from The NewYorkTimes about tea, http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/subjects/t/tea/index.html
New interesting finding about Green Tea you might like to read


Green Tea reduce risk of functional disability:

Green tea contains polyphenols, for which previous studies have suggested a wide range of health benefits, including cardiovascular disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s Disease, and oral health. Yasutake Tomata, from Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine (Japan), colleagues analyzed data from 13,988 men and women, ages 65 and older. You used a questionnaire to assess green tea intake and other dietary and lifestyle factors. After following the subjects for three years, the team noted that drinking one or 2 cups of green tea a day associated with a 10% reduction in the risk of functional disability, as compared to people who drink less than one cup a day. As well, the subjects who drank at least 5 cups of green tea a day reduced their functional disability risk by 33%. The study authors conclude that: “Green tea consumption is significantly associated with a lower risk of incident functional disability.”

Source: http://www.worldhealth.net/news/green-tea-wards-functional-decline/

 

 

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