The name of green tea because the leaves of the tea shrubs do not go any fermentation or additional processing after harvest; the chlorophyll is preserve in the drink.

Green tea contains antioxidants known as polyphenols, flavonoids, fluoride, no cholesterol, no fat, no sugar, natural vitamins, and mineral. The health benefits of green tea varied and wide ranging.

Antioxidants bind harmful oxygen-containing molecules in human body called free radicals and peroxides that otherwise could damage DNA, cell membranes, and other cell membranes.

Polyphenols is a broad class of antioxidants including flavonoids and catechins. Catechins are type of flavonoid contained in the leaves of tea. The rich presents of catechin polyphenols particularly epigallocatechin gallate is the reason why green tea has so much health benefits.

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Epigallocatechin gallate not only inhibit the growth of cancer cells but can also destroy them without harming healthy cells.

Study by the Mayo Clinic has discovered that Epigallocatechin gallate helps kill leukemia cells by interrupting the nourishing blood flow to the cancer cells, leaving the cancer cells to wither and die. 

Epigallocatechin gallate also can lower down LDL cholesterol levels and stop blood from forming abnormal clots or thrombosis, a leading cause of heart attacks and strokes.

Green tea contain larger amounts important nutrients including twice as much vitamins C, more than twice the amount of bioflavonoid activity, – two cup a day of green tea can meet human body’s daily needs for bioflavonoids.
Green tea for health

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