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Green tea is rich in antioxidants.  Drinking 3-4 cups of green tea might do more good than previously believed.  Researchers offer even more reasons to make time for this age-old beverage.  Green tea is less processed than black tea and contains a higher concentration antioxidants, which protect the body’s cells from damage. The antioxidants in green tea have been linked to cancer prevention, decreased risk of stroke, heart disease, and lower blood cholesterol.  The group of polyphenols known as catechins, are the main component in green tea and is present in higher amounts than in grape juice and red wine, which are also believed to reduce the rate of heart disease.  Recent research suggests that antioxidants in green tea play a role in reducing the negative effects of bad cholesterol, lowering triglyceride levels and increasing the production of good cholesterol. They have also been shown to inhibit excessive blood clotting which may help against heart disease and stroke.  Evidence has suggested that green tea plays a role in prevention of age-related and brain degeneration diseases, such as Parkinson and Alzheimer’s. Its antioxidant properties are thought to reduce free radical damage and the breakdown of neurotransmitters.  While there is plenty of new and exciting evidence about the health benefits of green tea, it’s still important to eat a well-balanced diet that includes other rich sources of antioxidants, like fruits and vegetables.

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Green Tea Health Benefits
Green tea has been the preferred beverage for centuries in many Asian and European countries. Tea has many therapeutic uses as well as being a form of ritual and ceremony.  The calming tranquility attained from relaxing, and enjoying a warm cup of green tea can be the most beneficial form of therapy yet.  It has been said that laughter is the best medicine, so enjoy a cup of tea with a friend and reap the health benefits of green tea.
      
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