For centuries tea has been recognized in China for its role in a healthy lifestyle. Tea is a beverage made from the processed leaves of Camelliasinensis (Family- Theaceae).
Most tea leaves are oxidized and fermented soon after they are plucked. Depending on the method of how the plucked leaves are processed tea is classified as - green, oolong or black tea.
Green tea is the least processed or,normally, fresh wherein the tea leaves are just steamed. Green tea contains more than 450organic compounds like mineral elements, protein, amino acid, glucide, lipidgranules and vitamins which are essential to our health. It is rich incatechins, polyphenols, particularly epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG). EGCG is a powerful disease-fightinganti-oxidant. Green tea is cool to the taste buds.
The health benefits of Chinese green tea have been known since ancient times.
It is recommended to drink three or more cups of green tea per day. The only harmful effect of drinking green tea is insomnia due to the high caffeine content.
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|Copper, Cu||0.02 mg||0.75 %|
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- Efficacy of a green tea extract rich in catechin polyphenols and caffeine in increasing 24-h energy expenditure and fat oxidation in humans - (https://academic.oup.com/ajcn/article/70/6/1040/4729179)
- Reduced Risk of Esophageal Cancer Associated With Green Tea Consumption - (http://jnci.oxfordjournals.org/content/86/11/855.abstract)
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