Health and Beauty Benefits of Drinking Green Tea 

 June 14, 2014

By  Gabriela

Green tea is a miraculous beverage that helps greatly in lowering cholesterol, weight loss, keeping of healthy teeth and is an anti-cancer beverage. Chinese people have been drinking it since long time ago because of its magical properties. They have been using it for the healing of headaches but also for larger problems as preventing of cancer.

A large number of health studies tells about the benefits of green tea. Next, we will list only the basic benefits that change your life significantly.

Green Tea for Weight Loss

It is commonly known that green tea has a thermogenic effect because of the high concentration of polyphenols which help in fat oxidation. In that way, the green tea increases the energy that speeds up the metabolism. In such manner is gained the final result – weight loss.

Replace your morning coffee which contains a larger number of calories with green tea and enjoy in a green tea diet. It’s a great fat burner.

Prevention of Cancer

It has antioxidant properties that release the body of free radicals. Such radicals are the basic precursor for aging and cancer emergence. The polyphenols in the green tea are in constant search for unstable molecules of the oxygen which destroy the healthy cells in the organism. Green tea is the one that neutralizes them and in such manner prevents the emergence of different inflammations, heart conditions and cancer.

Green Tea BenefitsHealthy Teeth

Fluoride in green tea is the main ingredient which destroys mouth bacteria. Those bacteria are the main reason for teeth spoiling and the emergence of carries. Coffee, on the other hand, yellows your teeth and leaves spots.

Is the Fluoride in Green Tea Harmful? 

Do not be afraid of fluoride in green tea. It is a very small amount.

Lowers Cholesterol

High cholesterol is the main reason for heart conditions. It passes through the liver in the arteries and is deposited on their walls. The catechins in green tea help in reducing LDL cholesterol and prevent blood clotting. They improve the relation between the good and bad blood cholesterol and in such manner improve the health condition in general.


One green tea leaf and several glasses of tea during the day will greatly reduce the risk of diseases emergency and will help in weight loss. Caffeine is only a concomitant effect. Those who have problems with caffeine can use green tea extract or green tea pills.

Well, remember these health benefits of green tea. I hope that after reading this article, by tomorrow you will be on a tea regime.

About the author 


A mom of two with a background in journalism, I took health into my own hands and started researching to find answers to my own health struggles. My research turned into a blog that turned into an amazing community (starring you!).When I'm not reading medical journals, creating new recipes, you can find me somewhere outside in the sun or undertaking some DIY remodeling project that inevitably takes twice as long as it was supposed to.

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