The health benefits of green tea have been known for a long time. Green tea comes from the same plant that is used to make black tea. For the best taste, it is best to brew the tea in water that is cooler than boiling. This tea is linked to cardiovascular health and lowering your risk of cancer and also linked to having a clean mouth and increased brain function. It is a drink normally consumed unsweetened so it can also help you lose weight.
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- Although green tea hails from the same plant as black tea, it’s leaves are younger not oxidized.
- One study analyzed nearly a dozen trials, all pointing in the positive direction of benefits of green tea and the good effect on blood pressure and lipid levels.
- The study seems to indicate that this tea has cognitive benefits, including improved focus and calm.
“Although a bitter cup of green tea might put you off the brew for life, the taste really depends on how it is made.”