There are a lot of fad "miracle foods," which promise to cure all ailments and problems. While there might be some stake in a few of these claims, and not much evidence to support others, one "health" food that never loses credibility is green tea. Read here about the health benefits associated with one of our favorite tea drinks:
What’s good for the heart is usually good for the; your needs healthy vessels, too. In one Swiss study, MRIs revealed that people who drank green tea had greater activity in the working-memory area of their brains. Green tea has also been shown to help block the formation of plaques that are linked to disease.
Green tea seems to help keep stable in people with . Because catechins and , they can help protect against the damage a high-fat diet can cause, Ochner says.
What About Weight Loss?
Sorry, but no drink or food melts the pounds off. While some evidence suggests that the active ingredient in green tea, EGCG, may help you drop a few pounds, other studies show no effect.
But green tea is a smart swap for sugary drinks.
"All things being equal, if you sub 1-2 cups of green tea for one can of soda, over the next year you'd save over 50,000 calories," Ochner says. That's more than 15 pounds. Just don’t swamp it with honey or sugar!
Effects on Cancer?
Studies on green tea’s impact onhave been mixed. But green tea is known to aid healthy cells in all stages of growth. There are some clues that green tea may help destroy cells,
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SRC: See the full Web M.D. post about green tea at: www.webmd.com/food-recipes/health-benefits-of-green-tea?page=1