There are four primary polyphenols in green tea and they are often collectively referred to as catechins. Powerful antioxidants, catechins have been shown in recent studies to fight viruses, slow aging, and have a beneficial effect on health. Clinical tests have shown that green tea catechins destroy free radicals and have far-reaching positive effects on the entire body. Free radicals are highly reactive molecules and fragments of molecules that can damage the body at the cellular level leaving the body susceptible to cancer, heart disease and other degenerative diseases.
Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), an antioxidant found in green tea, is at least 100 more times more effective than vitamin C and 25 times more effective than vitamin E at protecting cells and DNA from damage believed to be linked to cancer, heart disease and other serious illnesses. This antioxidant has twice the benefits of resveratrol, found in red wine.
Green tea polyphenols and polysaccharides are effective in lowering blood sugar.
Improves cardiovascular health
Green tea increases the antioxidant capability of your blood, which protects your LDL cholesterol particles from oxidation. Drinking Japanese green tea improves your circulatory system.
There have been many studies that have shown that green tea catechins are effective at preventing cancer.
High grade green teas contain more polyphenols than ordinary teas. They are also delicious! Unfermented green tea leaves are the least processed form of tea. Drinking green tea from 100% quality tea leaves is the natural way to obtain these health benefits.
Japanese green tea is delicious and has many health benefits!