Green Tea

The Chinese call it cha their word for “tea”. Research shows that drinking green tea has many potent health benefits.

Research has shown that green tea is very effective in hampering the growth of certain kinds of cancers. Some of these cancers may be breast, colon, stomach, bladder just to mention a few.

So what’s the secret ingredient in green tea? It contains powerful anti-inflammatories and antioxidants. Just these two things alone is a woman’s best friend. Green tea also amplifies the powerful enzymes in your liver that are used to detoxify your body of poisons and carcinogens. Researchers believe it is the polyphenols in the green tea that provide the health benefits.

There are three very important polyphenols. There is epigallocatechin (EGC), gallocatechin (GC), and epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG). The most potent of the three is EGCG.

Several studies show that EGCG may inhibit the growth of breast cancer and may decrease the incidence of it metastasizing to the lungs.

When purchasing green tea, organic is always best. There are several nonorganic brands that have been found to contain traces of the pesticide DDT. This pesticide mimics estrogen which can increase your risk of breast cancer. So buying nonorganic would be defeating the purpose.

For health benefits and maximum protection you should drink 5-10 cups a day of green tea. If this is too much you may want to consider taking a green tea supplement. Two of 250 (mg) tablets daily is recommended.

If you like ice cream you may like this green tea ice cream recipe


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