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Top 4 Health Benefits of Taking Green Tea

Green tea is among the healthiest drinks that you can have. This drink is packed with lots of benefits that are useful to your body.

Some of the benefits that you can gain from taking green tea include weight loss, burning of fat accumulated in the lower belly among others.

by Catherine Mwinza
by Catherine Mwinza
  1. Green Tea Helps in Losing weight

Taking green tea may assist in reducing your appetite and make you take in fewer calories. If you take green tea it could help you in burning visceral fat which is the harmful abdominal fat.

Consumption of green tea might help increase your metabolism thus burn more calories. Drinking green tea might help in losing weight because some of the studies show that that the catechins in green tea helps the body in burning stored fat.

2. Lowers the risk of high blood pressure.

Some studies have shown that taking green tea might help lower your blood pressure. Increasing the consumption of green tea may be of great help in reducing the risk of hypertension. Make it a habit to take green tea and enjoy the benefits in it.

3. Green tea lowers Cholesterol

Green tea consumption has been found to bring about the significant reduction in blood cholesterol as well as LDL that is associated with a higher risk for heart diseases. Green tea doesn't affect the good cholesterol in the body.

4. Reduced risk of heart attack.

Consuming green tea will lower your risk of getting heart attacks. The more you consume green tea the more you might be protected from a heart attack according to a study published in the issue Angiology in April 2014.

Drink at least one cup of green tea each day and reap all the health benefits of this powerful little herb. The more you drink, the better you can feel

This article was originally published on @mwende