The Japanese believe that green tea prolongs life and heals the heart.
And the Chinese for centuries believe green tea is not just a useful product, but a medicine.
And here are some results of researches of Western scientists confirming useful properties of green tea:
- Tea has an invigorating effect, tones and gives strength.
- Several cups of green tea per day will provide prevention of heart and vascular diseases.
- Antioxidants contained in green tea will boost immunity.
- Studies confirm that drinking green tea may reduce the risk of certain cancers.
- the Antioxidants in green tea prevent aging skin.
Bath for velvet skin:
10 grams of tea pour a liter of boiling water, boil for 10 minutes, then pour into bath with water. Take a bath for 15 minutes. The skin becomes supple and velvety.
- in Addition, green tea will help to lose weight. Its use reduces appetite and improves metabolism.
- Green tea contains: potassium, fluorine, iodine, vitamins C, B1, B2, PP, K, organic acids that improve digestion.
To obtain a positive effect, it is recommended to drink 3-5 cups green tea daily.
Of course, it is necessary to drink high-quality green tea.
How to brew green tea
- Do Not brew green tea with boiling water – it will kill all the vitamins and spoil the taste, the optimal temperature for welding – 82-88°C.
And one of the last researches of scientists have shown that
Green tea with vitamin C will bring maximum health benefits.
Doctors advise adding a small amount of lemon, orange juice or ascorbic acid to tea.
To the green tea is contraindicated in :
- to be careful to green tea necessary for those who suffer gout, arthritis and rheumatism.
- Caffeine, contained in green tea, in large quantities can adversely affect a sick heart, is contraindicated in pregnant and lactating mothers.
If you have just started drinking green tea and have a tendency to low pressure, it is better to alternate it with drinks that you are used to drinking: black tea or coffee. The first time green tea can lower the pressure, then comes the addiction, and this side effect disappears.
Fasting days at green tea
Within 1-3 days to drink a few cups of good green tea with lemon and eat 1-2 handfuls of raisins or dried apricots.
In addition, you can drink mineral water or drinking water.
This unloading is quite effective – for 3 days you can lose up to 3 kg of excess weight.
But it is necessary to take into account the contraindications listed above, and this diet is not recommended for people with diseases of the gastrointestinal tract (gastritis, colitis, ulcers.)
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