Green tea is looked at as being one of the most beneficial beverages you can find on earth. Over the years people have found an abundance of health benefits from drinking green tea. For instance, Green Tea is rich in natural compounds called polyphenols. Polyphenols can help fight cancer and reduce inflammation.
Check out a few more health benefits of green tea below.
Green tea has been linked to boosting your metabolic rate and burning fat(1). The caffeine in green tea alone has been proven to help the weight loss process.
Theanine is a compound that is found in green tea that is linked to helping you get a night of quality sleep. The compound actually reduces the neuron excitement in your brain as well as the stress-related hormones(2). This allows your brain to calm relaxing state and can gracefully go to sleep.
Stabilize Blood Sugar Levels
Green Tea is filled with antioxidants that can help reduce oxidative stress and cause vasodilation. Vasodilation decreases blood pressure which reduces cholesterol and can prevent blood clotting.
A study showed that you are 33% less likely to have type 2 diabetes if you consumed six or more cups of green tea daily(3).
Check out this clip below of Dr. Mike talking about some benefits of drinking Green Tea. He also offers some suggestions on to prepare green tea.