Health Benefits of Green Teas

The benefits of drinking this Green Darjeeling Tea are innumerous.

We would be doing injustice by not trying to mention those innumerous other benefits which still are “in-waiting” to occupy a place in this never ending list of benefits.

What would any one do to boost one mental faculties?Answer: Drink Green Tea. This ambrosia boosts mental alertness. The amino acid L-theanine, found in the highest of doses in green tea, alters the attention networks of the brain. Theanine is responsible for increased alpha brain-wave activity, resulting in a calmer, yet more alert, state of mind.
For all those weight conscious and bean bags, this tea brings good news with proven weight loss and cholesterol control abilities. Researchers have proven about the facts on green tea and its extract to fight obesity and lower LDL  cholesterol (bad Cholestrol) — the two risk factors for heart disease and diabetes.

Are you depressed? Are you depressed most of the time? It’s time, you took Darjeeling Green. Reason: It has antidepressant properties. According to Japanese researchers, frequent consumption of green tea was associated with a lower prevalence of depressive symptoms.

Here, we have another fighter to wage a war against the number one enemy called cancer.

According to the speculations and respect that researchers have for green tea, the polyphenols in it may inhibit certain mechanisms that promote cancer growth. These anti cancer properties have been claimed to be effective in Green tea and white teas. Drinking Green Teas:

*inhibits the growth of bladder cancer cells.

*protects against developing stomach and esophageal cancers.

*protects against a range of cancers, including lung, prostate and breast cancer because of an antioxidant epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG).

*gastric cancer reduction.

Good news for our respected elderly. This tea lowers chances of cognitive impairement.

Increases blood platelet activation.

It results in blood clotting and the risk of heart attacks was also lower for tea drinkers.

This tea is capable of increasing metabolic rates which means you can eat what ever you want without the guilt feeling burdening you over and around your waist. Green tea contains catechin phenolics that raise thermogenesis (the production of heat by the body), and hence increases energy expenditure. This indicates that green tea raises metabolic rates, speeds up fat oxidation and improves insulin sensitivity.

This is another very, very vital reason to sip this tea daily. The next time you meet some old guy appearing younger than his years, don’t ask him/her the secret. Simply gulp a few sips of the green variety daily and withhold the passage of time on the contours of your face.

In the ORAC score, which measures antioxidant potential of plant-based foods it has been found that tea rank as high as or even higher than many fruits and vegetables, which bodes good news for tea drinkers and another reason to lift that cup of Darjeeling Green.