Thursday, January 14, 2010

Green Tea Could Prevent Cancer

New research in Taiwan seems to suggest that green tea could be effective in preventing lung cancer in both smokers and non-smokers.

Japanese green tea Japanese green tea contains many nutrients beneficial to your well-being. Medical studies have found that drinking green tea can considerably reduce your risk of hardening of the arteries. It is suggested that drinking one cup of green tea a day can lower your risk by up to 96%.

Furthermore, drinking as many as 4-5 cups of green tea per day may also prevent skin cancer. Epigallocaechin, a polyphenol found in green tea, is linked to prevention of early stages of skin cancer. Laboratory studies have shown that polyphenols, can stop cancer cells from growing.



Green tea leaves Switching from brown tea and coffee with milk to green tea has also been shown to help with weight loss and ameliorate the symptoms of fatigue.

The main reason to drink Japanese green tea, however, is its refreshingly clean and natural taste.

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Composition of the green tea leaf:
( % of dried leaf )
Polyphenols 37%, carbohydrates 25%, caffeine 3.5%, protein 15%, amino acids 4%, lignin 6.5%, organic acids 1.5%, lipids 2%, ash 5%, chlorophyll 0.5%

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