No myth. It’s a fact, Green Tea makes one live longer! Indians and esp. in
Tea is the most consumed beverage in the world. Three billion kilograms of tea are produced each year worldwide. Researches have lately revealed a study in September 2006 that Green Tea makes you live longer. The study of 40,530 adults found drinking five or more cups of green tea a day dramatically cut the risk of death. There has been a considerable reduction of 26 per cent among those who drank five or more cups a day compared to those drinking less than one. Women’s risk of death from heart disease over seven years was reduced by 31 per cent if they drank five or more cups.
Green Tea is widely consumed in north-eastern
Now how can green tea work its healthy heart magic? Experts believe natural compounds called polyphenols, particularly one substance called epigallocate chin 3 gallate provide the health benefits. These have strong antioxidant properties that may help prevent heart disease. However, the tea should not be steaming hot, add the researchers.
Well, so here’s a tip on the iceberg for all Tea lovers. Even a healthy option for the coffee drinkers – Hook to the herbal remedy of Green Tea (it’s real mild flavor too) and Live Longer, Live Better. Enjoy!
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