Sunday, May 30, 2010

Green Tea

Green Tea

Is any other food or drink reported to have as many health benefits as green tea? The Chinese have known about the medicinal benefits of green tea since ancient times, using it to treat everything from headaches to depression.Green tea has been used as a medicine in China for at least 4,000 years.

To sum up, here are just a few medical conditions in which drinking green tea is reputed to be helpful:

* cancer
* rheumatoid arthritis
* high cholesterol levels
* cariovascular disease
* infection
* impaired immune function

The antioxidant-filled leaves of green tea have natural photo-protective properties, which means it strengthens your skin's defense against the harmful, aging rays of the sun. Look for organic versions which are nowadays very reasonably priced for optimal potency. 


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