Since ancient times, the Chinese have known about the health and beauty benefits of green tea.
Green tea contains a cocktail of potent antioxidants called catechin pholyhpenols and in particular pigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), which help slow aging, fight free radicals, inhibits the growth of cancer cells, reduce sun damage skin and provides anti-inflammatory effect.
Green tea is also high in vitamins C, D and K, as well as riboflavin, zinc, calcium, magnesium and iron. A cup of green tea a day will help keep the doctor away.
Written By David Brenner