FROM AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR DR GOVIND SHUKLA, NUTRITION EXPERT
Govind Shukla, Specializes in Pharmacology, Toxicology, Nutraceuticals & Herbal Drugs has published More than 50 research papers in National & International Journals. He is also a reviewer of International Journal of Pharmacology & pharmacotherapeutics, Chief editor of IJPNR Journal & Freelance Medical Writer for Different publication Groups including Lambert Academic Publishing Saarbrucken, Germany.
What Are The Health Benefits of Green Tea?
Green tea is rich in catechins (A type of ﬂavonoid) called epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG). This compound has been found to reduce the risk of certain cancers, reduce the size of existing tumours, and inhibit tumour growth. It also supports heart
function by lowering blood pressure and reducing the risk of fatal heart attacks. EGCG also supports nerve function and may beneﬁts in Parkinson ’s and Alzheimer’s disease. EGCG has been found to reduce body fat and improve metabolism. Most studies evaluating the health beneﬁts of green tea involved drinking 750–2,500 mL daily.