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As we have introduced the health benefits of general tea in our latest article, it is time for us to know the specific tea like green tea. In this article, I’ll tell you 6 benefits and 3 disadvantages of drinking tea.
Green tea contains antioxidants that help fight aging. Because the process of human metabolism, if peroxide, will produce a large number of free radicals, easy to aging, will also cause cell injury. SOD (superoxide disproportionation) is a free radical scavenger, which can effectively eliminate excess free radicals and prevent the damage of free radicals to human body. Catechin in green tea can significantly improve the activity of SOD and scavenge free radicals.
Studies have shown that catechins in green tea can inhibit some bacteria that cause human disease, while not harming the reproduction of beneficial intestinal bacteria, so green tea has intestinal function.
Animal experiments by scientists have shown that catechins in tea can reduce total cholesterol, free cholesterol, low density lipoprotein cholesterol and triglyceride in plasma, and increase high density lipoprotein cholesterol. Experiments on humans show that it can inhibit platelet aggregation and reduce the incidence of atherosclerosis. Green tea contains flavonols and has antioxidant effect. It can also prevent blood clots and platelet aggregation and reduce cardiovascular disease.
Green tea contains theophylline and caffeine, which can activate protein kinase and triglyceride lipase through many functions, reduce the accumulation of adipocytes, thus achieving weight loss effect.
Green tea contains fluorine, among which catechin can inhibit caries-producing bacteria and reduce the occurrence of dental plaque and periodontitis. The tannic acid contained in tea has bactericidal effect and can prevent food residues from propagating bacteria, so it can effectively prevent halitosis.
Green tea can inhibit some cancers, but its principle is limited to inference stage. To prevent the occurrence of cancer, drinking more tea is bound to have a positive incentive effect.
In fact, drinking green tea is really good, the only thing to pay attention to is not to drink too much at night, so as not to cause insomnia!
1. When the monthly physiological period comes. Because at this time, blood will consume a lot of iron in the body, so female friends at this time to supplement more iron-rich vegetables and fruits, such as spinach, grapes and apples and other fruits. But if we are accustomed to drinking tea when we are full, the tea contains up to 50% tannic acid, which will hinder the absorption of iron by intestinal mucosa and greatly reduce the absorption of iron, so it is easy to precipitate with iron stones in Chyme or blood tonics in the intestinal tract.
2. It is not suitable to drink green tea during pregnancy. The concentration of caffeine in strong tea is as high as 10%. It can increase the frequency and frequency of urine and heartbeat of pregnant women, and increase the burden of heart and kidney of pregnant women. It is more likely to lead to gestational poisoning. Therefore, it is better to drink less tea.
3. Pregnant women should not drink too much tea before parturition. If you drink too much strong tea before delivery, the caffeine in tea will have an exciting effect and cause insomnia. If pregnant women do not get enough sleep before delivery, it may lead to exhaustion during childbirth, and even cause dystocia.
It's best to stop at the right time. Green tea is also the same. It's a good thing, but it's not good to drink too much in a day. After reading this article, are you interested in getting an tea cup and starting drinking tea?