Top 3 reasons why you should be enjoying delicious green tea!
There are compounds in green tea which can improve brain function and make you smarter! Studies have shown that caffeine improves mood, vigilance, reaction time and memory. However, caffeine in coffee may be too strong and may give you a side effect of depressed moods when the caffeine wears off. On the other hand, green tea caffeine is milder but enough to produce desired effects. Moreover, green tea contains amino acid L-theanine which synergises with caffeine to improve brain function.
Green tea has shown to increase fat burning and boost the metabolic rate in some studies. Fat oxidation increased from 4-17% after consumption of green tea (results dependent on individual). Drinking green tea will also keep you satiated so you eat less and control your diet better!
3. Green tea is a powerful anti-oxidant that protects you from cancer and old age brain diseases like Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s.
Green tea contains powerful anti-oxidants. Studies have shown that these anti-oxidants help to reduce the risk of various cancers. Persons who drank green tea on a long term basis have 22% lower risk of getting breast cancer, 48% lower risk of getting prostate cancer and 57% lower risk of getting colorectal cancer.
Studies have shown that bioactive compounds in green tea can have different protective effects on brain neurones and may reduce the risk of the two most common neurodegenerative disorders namely Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
Drinking tea helps you to relax and destress.
Brewing tea in a glass teapot adds calmness, beauty and elegance to your tea time. Watch the tea leaves dancing in the glass pot and enjoy the mild fragrance of tea perfuming the air. Not only are glass tea pots easier to clean without tea stains lingering, it is also a complete sensory experience.