Green Tea Health Benefits

Green Tea Health Benefits

Green Tea Health Benefits

Today im going to discuss all the Green Tea Health Benefits .
Green tea has become a very popular drink worldwide because of its immensely powerful health benefits.
It Also contains powerful antioxidants.
The antioxidant in green tea is 100 times more effective than vitamin C and 24 times better than vitamin E.
This helps your body at protecting cells from damage.
The Polyphenol in green tea extracts does wonders for your health.
Experts suggest drinking at least two cups of green tea daily to get its benefits.
Green tea comes from the same plant as black tea, but the processing is different.
Regular tea leaves are slightly dried or steamed not fermented like black tea.

Green Tea Health Benefits
Green Tea Health Benefits

Helps Cancer

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Lowers recurrence of cancers
Lowers the risk of developing stomach cancer, esophageal cancer, prostate cancer, pancreatic cancer, lung cancer , and colorectal cancer

Fights heart disease

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Green tea helps to prevent the formation of blood clots in vessels, improve the flexibility of blood vessels and maintain the proper blood flow to provide many cardiovascular health benefits.

Green Tea Health Benefits
Green Tea Health Benefits

Lowers cholesterol

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It raises the good cholesterol and lowers bad cholesterol.

Burns fat

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Green tea fights obesity as it contains caffeine which helps to reduce the body fat.
It also boost metabolism of the body and thus aids in weight loss.
It can help you burn up to 70 calories in just one day.
That translates to 3.5 kgs in one year.

Green Tea Health Benefits
Green Tea Health Benefits

Delays symptoms of aging

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Green tea contains an antioxidant known as polyphenols which fight against free radicals.
What this means it helps you fight against aging.

Lowers blood pressure

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Green tea lowers the blood glucose level and prevents from type 1 diabetes.
It also helps our pancreas for better functioning, secretion of insulin and absorption of sugar.

Green Tea Health Benefits
Green Tea Health Benefits

Prevents DNA damage,blood clots, diabetes and stroke.
Green tea tones up muscles and skin
Prevent symptoms of colds and flu.
Increases stamina
Gets rid of hangovers and
Prevents diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
Treats genital warts.
Reduces inflammation caused by rheumatoid arthritis and ulcerative colitis.

Have you had your cup of healthy green tea today.

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The Anti-Cancer Diet

The Anti-Cancer Diet

The topic I chose to write on today is about The Anti-Cancer Diet.
Its all about using food to prevent & cure Cancer.

What To Eat: Foods that prevent cancer:

1) Garlic and onions
keeps cancer cells in your body from working or multiplying.

2) Turmeric (Haldi)
known to shrink existing cancerous tumors.
Contains an ingredient called curcumin that can inhibit some kinds of cancer cells.

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3) Fibrous Foods
Whole And brown Grains: whole-grain or brown bread and rice, barley, oatmeal, popcorn.
Fruits and vegetables – like raddish, carrots, pears and bananas.
Pulses and Legumes – kidney beans (Rajma), Chick peas (Chana), split pulses (dals).

4) Antioxidants:
Restricts cancer from growing or spreading.
Example – green tea, grapes, red wine, Citrus fruits, strawberries, tomatoes, apples, plums, cherries, broccoli.

5) Others – Capsicum and bell peppers, cabbage and spinach.

What To Avoid: Foods that are carcinogenic or are known to cause cancer.

Processed Meat – cold cuts like salami, ham, pepperoni, bacon and sausages.
Processed Meats are preserved by smoking, curing, or salting and contain chemical preservatives, which increases the risk of colon, pancreatic and stomach cancer.

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Red Meat – lamb, mutton, beef, cold cuts.

Processed Foods – Canned Tomatoes, soups, tin fish, canned corn, pickles and basically all canned foods, as they contain high amounts of sodium.

Soda and other Aerated drinks – Excess consumption leads to pancreatic cancer.

French fries & potato chips – High temperatures used to cook them typically cause the formation of carcinogenic substances.

High-fibre foods

Sugar and Carbohydrates – Cancer cells use sugar more efficiently to feed itself , and in greater quantities, than healthy cells. You may want to limit or at least moderate your intake to reduce your cancer risk.

Baked foods

Ready to eat or heat n eat foods.

Excess alcohol

If you know of any other such foods, do let me know your experince in the comments section.

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Disclaimer: I’m not a health professional. The above tips are just general facts for educational purposes.