Green Tea – Phytonutrients Galore!

by Nutrition

Green Tea

Of all the many kinds of tea, green tea contains the greatest concentration of phytonutrients. In fact, those who drink 5 cups of green tea a day have a significantly lower risk of dying from any cause including heart disease, cancer, stroke, and diabetes. In fact, the health benefits of green tea have been exceptionally well-studied by the research community.

Health Benefits

Some of the highlighted health benefits include: protects the heart in numerous ways, prevents strokes and heart attacks. By reducing blood clots and thinning the blood, minimizes damage when there is a heart attack and speeds recovery of damaged tissue, lowers blood pressure and prevents hypertension. It helps protect the body from cancer, especially prostate, ovarian, and colorectal cancer. It can also help make the body more sensitive to insulin in Type 2 Diabetes.

Burns Fat

This holiday season you will want to reach for it as a general health tonic, but also because it helps promote fat loss. Research has shown that just one bottle a day of green tea can significantly lower body weight, BMI, waist circumference, body fat mass and amount of subcutaneous fat.


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