Facts about Green Tea Nutrition and Benefits  

The nutritional value of green tea and highly debated, but many experts agreed that the nutritional benefits of green tea is really incredible. Here is some interesting nutritional information about this tea:

  • Green tea is a hydrating calorie-free beverage whose consumption is recommended up to eight cups per day.
  • A cup of this tea is 99.5% water. Tea is second only to water as an ideal beverage choice for body hydration.
  • So don’t forget that a key ingredient of tea is water; the better the water, the better the tea.
  • Green tea is an exceptionally good source of antioxidants and alkaloids.
  • It is believed that there are no calories in green tea without any additives or sweeteners. But all teas and coffees contain some calories – but very few.
  • Green tea contains various vitamins like A, D, E, C, B, B5, H and K.
  • It is a rich source of Manganese and has many other beneficial minerals as Zinc, Chromium and Selenium.
  • The most important active component in green tea epigallocatechin-3-gallate(EGCG) is many times a more powerful antioxidant than vitamin C or vitamin E.
  • It contains caffeine, but the caffeine content of green tea is very low compared to other sources of caffeine.

Green Tea Facts

In the ancient China, green tea was used for medicinal purposes, to ease the feeling of depression and to treat headaches. Today this tea is popular around the world because of its refreshing and healing properties. Read about numerous claims and facts about green tea.

Green Tea Nutritional Information

Green tea contains various compounds such as polyphenols, tannin, theophylline, caffeine, vitamin C and many other organic substances. Learn about green tea nutrients for maximum nutritional benefit of this drink.

Do you know these facts about green tea?

  • Green tea is green because it is not fermented.
  • The sugar will not destroy the nutrients in green tea.
  • Green tea can be used for cook; it is often used as herb for flavoring food.
  • It can be found as an ice cream flavor.
  • Green tea is a natural odor absorber and has natural anti-bacterial properties. So, we can use it in our cat litter box to reduce the odor. Green tea leaves also repel fleas.
  • Where does green tea come from? All teas Green tea, Black tea and Oolong are derived from the same plant, the Camellia Sinensis. Approximately 76-78% of the tea produced of this plant is black tea, 20-22% is green tea and less that 2% is oolong tea. The majority of green tea is grown in China, covering some 20 provinces.

The nutrients in green tea have been linked with significant health benefits:

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  • help with bad breath
  • stop dental decay
  • burn stored fat by increasing metabolism
  • regulate blood sugar levels
  • prevent cancer
  • lower LDL levels (called bad cholesterol)
  • lower blood pressure
  • the polyphenols in the green tea, favors baicteria that are good for the system while attacking the bad.
  • decrease inflammation

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[Dietician Komal's All in one Diet Clinic] 9041802104 Komal Sharma is young, enthusiast and full time-dietitian running a chain of family diet clinics under the name of Dietitian Komal's Family Diet Clinic in Punjab. With the experience of more than 5 years, she has treated more than 20 thousand patients of every demographics till now. She has attended many international based seminars and conferences (IDA). Academic Background Bsc in home science Postgraduate Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics 6 Month short term attachment in GMCH sec 32 Former Intern at GMCH sec 32 Clinical Practice Dt. Komal along with her dedicated team which keeps on working and frames best diet plans every day. Apart from the weight loss programs, Dt. Komal also provides medical diets for the treatment for chronic diseases including obesity, hypertension, diabetes, thyroid disorders, polycystic ovarian syndromes with the program called D-treatment program which consists of treating diseases with diet. The clinic also provide diet programs for expecting mother and for children. DT Komal's clinic holds 100% record in curing diabetes with diet plans. Each client is provided customized diets medical supervision for best results. Dt. Komal basically provides a balanced diet which is effortless, free from fasting and covers all the important nutrients. This practice has minimal chances of relapse. Apart from this she also provides online consultation and follow ups.

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