Do you know that green tea is the healthiest drink whose healthy properties have been renowned throughout the world?
Rich in antioxidants and minerals, green tea is a valuable source of health and welfare for our body.
The Chinese were the first to discover its beneficial properties almost 4000 years ago. However, its preparation, in the way pretty much we use until now, only started in the 6th century, in China. Its leaves come from Camellia sinensis plant and undergo minimum oxidation while processed. Gradually, its reputation spread to Japan and southeastern Asia, whereas, through the Silk Road, it reached Europe and the entire world.
We have collected the benefits of green tea for our welfare and daily lives. Let’s find them out!
- 1. A great “weapon” against flu virus
Especially during wintertime, green tea will be your unexpected ally against seasonal flu. According to laboratory studies, green tea polyphenols shield the human body’s defense against flu viruses. They also combat the bacteria that disturb the smooth operation of lower abdomen.
- 2. Your “cardiac” friend
Among others, green tea contributes to the well-being of your heart. How is that? According to research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, its consumption has shown to reduce both total cholesterol and “bad” LDL, without however affecting the “protective” HDL By drinking green tea, you reduce your chances of developing cardiovascular problems in the future.
- 3. Its role against Parkinson’s disease
Green tea polyphenols prevent nerve cells of being injured by neurotoxins and capture free radicals, which cause neurodegenerative diseases.
- 4. Green tea vs chronic diseases
The natural antioxidants contained in a cup of green tea combat the harmful free radicals, which are responsible of chronic diseases.
- 5. Healthy teeth
Yes, it is true that green tea can drastically reduce the proliferation of those bacteria related to tooth decay and gum disease.
- 6. The anti-ageing properties of green tea
The epigallocatechin contained in green tea destroys the free radicals which cause skin ageing. This is how green tea can effectively reduce appearance of fine lines and delay skin ageing.
- 7. Weight loss with a little help from green tea!
Are you on a “diet”? Then green tea is the ideal drink for you. It is rich in catechins which activate metabolism and fat burning genes, offering visible results mainly in the abdominal area.
Green tea: your daily getaway!
Did you know that 40% of chronic diseases depend on our daily nutrition? Change your eating habits and invest on your health and prosperity, by drinking your favorite green tea, exclusively made at Coffee Berry. Visit now any of the 200 Coffee Berry stores and find the tea flavor that wakes up your senses.
Are you a classic lover? At Coffee Berry stores you can taste the traditional green tea of China, at the best version you have ever tried. If, however, you are feeling playful, you must try its unique variations, flavored with mastic, jasmine and lemon. We suggest trying Green De Cassis, an exquisite green tea with bits of forest fruit, that promises to ignite your senses with its strong aroma and fruity aftertaste.
Are you ready to “enjoy” the benefits of green tea?
A Coffee Berry store next to you is waiting to treat you!