If you fancy something to drink, whether hot or cold, you might want to go for green tea. It is no secret that this type of beverage has been used since the ancient times by China and neighboring regions to prevent and treat a wide variety of health conditions. The Crystal Plastic Surgeons team are proponents of recommending daily intake of green tea to promote not just optimum skin health but overall wellness, too. Their Akron skin care line combines science and aesthetics to provide skin care which is suitable for each client’s unique needs and preferences.
Read on below for the amazing benefits of being a green tea drinker!
1. If you’ve been struggling to lose weight for a long time, green tea is essentially good for you. It contains epigallocatechin gallate, also known as EGCG, which accelerates metabolism and increases the rate at which fat is burned by your body. 2. Green tea is also very useful in preventing diabetes. It helps regulate glucose absorption after food intake thus preventing sudden spikes of your insulin levels and increased fat storage. 3. As a result of its ability to prevent blood sugar spikes and balance your blood glucose levels, green tea keeps you from being irritable and cranky. 4. Research published in Cancer Prevention Research last April 2010 revealed that the ECGG found in green tea dramatically suppressed the growth of malignant lung tumors. 5. Apart from lung cancer, several studies have also shown that ECCH inhibits the development of colorectal cancer. 6. Green tea drinkers are also shown to have lower incidence of cardiovascular disorders. Researchers have theorized, based on repeated studies, that certain components of green tea prevents the formation of clots which often results to heart attacks when left unchecked. Regular consumption of green tea also predisposes one to lower blood pressure levels. 7. Because of its antibacterial and antiviral properties, green tea is a very potent substance against infection – from flu to the development of malignant tumors. 8. Studies carried out amongst mice revealed that green tea slows down deterioration of brain cells. WIth this findings, scientists are currently working on finding out if the same effect occurs amongst humans, helping reduce the occurrence of Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases. 9. The theanine found in green tea leaves has also been shown to provide a tranquilizing and relaxing effect. 10. The catechins found in green tea were also found out to be potent anti-inflammatory agents against throat infections, dental problems and gum diseases.
While green tea could help you maintain optimum skin health, you might also want to visit a specialist for your Akron skin care needs.