Saturday, 28 June 2014

Green Tea Weight Loss and Health Benefit

Green tea became hot talk in recent to reduce weight. By drinking green tea we can reduce weight????

Green tea is made from the leaves from Camellia sinensis that have undergone minimal oxidation during processing. Green tea originated in China, but it has become associated with many cultures throughout Asia. Green tea has recently become relatively widespread in the West, where black tea has been the traditionally consumed tea. Green tea has become the raw material for extracts used in various beverages, health foods, dietary supplements, and cosmetic items. Many varieties of green tea have been created in the countries where it is grown. These varieties can differ substantially due to variable growing conditions, horticulture,  production processing, and harvesting time.

Regular intake of Green Tea helps to reduce heart diseases and Cancer



How Green Tea increase Metabolic rate and help in weight loss

Polyphenols and Caffeine has been shown to induce thermogenesis and stimulate fat oxidation, boosting the metabolic rate 4% without increasing the heart rate.

Flavonoids are a group of phytochemicals present in most plant products that are responsible for health benefits such as anti-oxidative and anticarcinogenic functions

Norepinephrine This hormone is used by the nervous system as a signal to the fat cells, telling them to break down fat. Therefore, more norepinephrine leads to a stronger signal being sent to the fat cell and more fat gets broken down.

EGCG (Epigallocatechin gallate), a substance that can boost metabolism.


We can drink 3 cups of green tea per, we shouldnot take more than it. Over dose of green tea will lead to side effects.

Green tea which will stimulate metabolic rate and burn fat, for weightloss we need to follow diet and regular exercise which will help to reduce weight.

Hair Growth

Epigallocatchin-3-gallat, or EGCG, present in green tea promoted growth of hair follicles and stimulated the human dermal papilla cells to boost hair production. According to the University of Maryland Medical Center, green tea can increase your metabolism. A faster metabolism may increase your hair growth rate.

Green tea is a good source of panthenol, which is often used in shampoos and conditioners to strengthen hair and manage split ends. Panthenol, along with the other antioxidants present in green tea, may help in strengthening the hair and making it healthier.

Green tea is believed to exfoliate the dry flakes that are formed as a result of dandruff.

Antioxidants protect the cells from being damaged by free radicals and are also known slow the aging process. Antioxidants can help keep your hair healthier and growing at an optimal rate.

Skin Benefits

It contains a great deal of antioxidants which are effective against free radicals. These free radicals, which are formed when the skin is exposed to the UV rays of the sun, are accountable for premature aging.

Green tea has also been found extremely effective in safeguarding the skin against sunburn and tanning when applied locally.

Applying green tea mask directly on the face is the most effective sun guard. Acne and pimples subside considerably with green tea treatment when a mask of the same is applied on to the face.