What is Green Tea?
Green tea originates from China and has been used for thousands of years!
It contains many polyphenolic antioxidants which help to combat free radicals and may help prevent ill-health, especially neurodegenerative diseases and cardiovascular diseases.
More recently, this tea has also been considered to have fantastic fat loss properties too!
How Does Green Tea Work?
Green tea has been garnering much interest and it’s not difficult to see why as it has many positive effects on the body.
Green tea has been shown to increase antioxidant levels which can provide a variety of health benefits such as :-
- Increased health of arteries via breakdown of LDL cholestrol
- Act as anti inflammatories
- Certain antioxidants can inhibit the growth or occurence of Tumors
Green tea has also been used successfully by many to help shed unwanted fat through CNS (central nervous system) stimulation due to it’s caffeine content. This helps to shift fat from their cells.
Finally, Green tea also acts as a diuretic to remove excess water which will give your body a harder, more toned look.
Who Would Green Tea Benefit Most?
Everybody! This truely is one of those supplements that anybody could benefit from.
The following populations would especially see the benefits of Green tea :-
- Healthy adults
- Athletes (or anybody who exercises)
- Anybody wanting to lose bodyfat or weight.
What Are The Recommended Dosages of Green Tea?
Although we know a lot about how good Green tea is for us, there are still a lot of benefits that we don’t even know about!
Studies are constantly ongoing and no optimal dose has been established. Stick to your product guidelines.
Side Effects of Green Tea?
Green tea is completely safe! However, If too much is consumed, the same side effects as caffeine would apply as Green Tea contains caffeine.