We all have read about green tea and some of the other “superfoods” it rubs shoulders with. But exactly how good is green tea? Most articles on green tea give out information sourced from various research studies. It can get a little confusing. Here are three simple reasons why you should try the humble beverage at once.
Yes, it does have antioxidants.
And who doesn’t know the benefits of antioxidants? These free radicals help in maintaining the elasticity of skin and have weight loss properties as well. A drink for good looks? Green tea is your answer.
It can be good for your heart.
Not just looks, green tea can work wonders for your heart as well. It lowers bad cholesterol levels and hence improves heart health. As simple as that.
It makes you happy.
Green tea has amino acid L-theanine, which stimulates the release of chemicals like serotonin and dopamine that fight depression and elevates your overall mood. The catechins increase energy levels which means you are always ready to take up new challenges. In simple words, green tea has good stuff that makes you feel great.
So next time you are at a McCafé and are in a non-dairy beverage mood, you know that green tea can be your perfect pick-me-up drink.