It's March... Time to celebrate all things green!
The health benefits of green tea have been long touted as medicinally beneficial.
There is little doubt of the superpowers of the green brew, which is why this tea is the most widely consumed beverage around the world (second only to water).
Since green tea is made from unfermented tea leaves, it has the most potent concentration of polyphenol antioxidants, which fight free radicals,
Green tea has been shown to improve blood flow and lower cholesterol, prevent a range of heart-related issues, from high blood pressure to congestive heart failure.
What’s good for the heart is usually good for the brain; your brain needs healthy blood vessels, too. Green tea has been shown to help block the formation of plaques that are linked to Alzheimer's disease.
Green tea helps keep blood sugar stable in people with diabetes. Because catechins lower cholesterol and blood pressure, they can help protect against the damage a high-fat diet can cause.
Drink in the goodness of green.