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Green Tea Diet: Weight Loss and Other Health Benefits Of Green Tea

Green Tea Diet: Weight Loss and Other Health Benefits Of Green Tea

Elderly Problems Can be Resolved by Drinking Green Tea

Elderly Problems Can be Resolved by Drinking Green Tea

A Psychological Article on Resolving Elderly Problems

By Boomeryearbook.com

Green tea has many health advantages, such as healthy weight reduction. It prevents rapid weight gaining even after a specific period of time which is not done by other diets such as pills and low calorie or high fat diets. It is important to know that regular green tea has more uses than the decaffeinated blend because the use of chemicals in the decaffeinating process decreases benefits.

Origins of Green tea

Green tea is from a plant called Carmellia Sinensis and was discovered by the Chinese Emperor Shen Nung when he was boiling water and a few leaves from a tress fell into it. From that time forward, the Chinese have used it as a medicinal drink.

The way Green tea is processed attaches health advantages to it that besides helping in losing weight can help with many elderly problems. In contrast to the Black tea which gets full oxidation during processing, Green tea is steamed which helps preserve its natural antioxidants. However, a word of caution for sensitive baby boomers as Caffeine is a stimulant that can keep you awake at night, cause palpitations, and in some individuals, hypertension. Nonetheless, the quantity of caffeine in green tea is relatively small, and typically does not cause jitters.

Health Benefits of Green Tea

1. Cancer prevention A powerful antioxidant epigallocatechin gallate or EGCG is present in Green tea which destroys cancer cells and prevents them from forming. Moreover, it protects our skin form ultraviolet radiation. Green tea builds defense against elderly problems like prostrate cancer, ovarian cancer, and stomach cancer, cancer of colon, breast and oral cancers.

2. LDL cholesterol reduction EGCG can stop clots from forming in blood. A Chinese study conducted on 240 people on green tea diet, found that those on a daily green tea intake for twelve days saw significant drops in harmful cholesterol levels.

3. Weight loss. Green tea intake is found to surge energy. A research by American and Swiss scientists conducted in Geneva has proved that the natural disbursement of the body’s energy shoots up by four percent because of EGCG in green tea.

4. Obesity prevention Green Tea can treat obesity as it has catechin polyphenols which can defer or lull the gastric reaction and pancreatic lipases, enzymes that convert calories into body fats. Green tea can prevent obesity by deferring the activity of these enzymes.

The presence of caffeine in green tea helps suppress appetite but the quantity of caffeine is not that high as compared to coffee and some cola drinks. To sum it all up, green tea offers numerous health advantages and prevents many elderly problems, along with a long history in China as a medicinal beverage. It is no doubt a natural way to lose weight and reduce body fat. Green tea is also available in pills, capsules and green tea patches but it is psychological articles advise that it is best taken in liquid form.

The Psychological Article on Green Tea Diet: Weight Loss and Other Health Benefits Of Green Tea is part of Boomer Yearbook’s continuing series of psychological articles on elderly problems. We believe knowledge is power. We’d love to hear what you think.

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