Thursday, March 2, 2017

Green Tea

I never have time for an extracurricular activity so I added yoga to my daily routine first thing in the morning. It takes me a half-hour to forty five minutes to have a cup of coffee and get the energy to wake up. Before you do your yoga routine you should definitely have a cup of fresh brewed green tea. The  potential of green tea is to promote health and prevent disease. The biological effects of the bioactive components of green tea have been researched more and more since 2013. Studies show green tea to be associated with a wide range of biological effects that improve your health.
     No need to add sugar the tea its self does the trick. You see green tea contains caffeine which is a good source of energy to revitalize your body for yoga.  The bioactive polyphenolic compounds in green tea account for a third of the dry weight of the leaves.
The predominant polyphenols are the catechins and include epicatechin, epicatechin-3-gallate, epigallocatechin, and epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG). Most research has focused on EGCG as the predominant active ingredient. Says Nutriotion
Green tea supplements are a good alternative for health benefits.           
Supplements that contain standardized extracts of EGCG are a good option. One recent study actually showed that supplements were better than tea. The study compared the effects of green tea, black tea, and a green tea extract in pill form that all contained the same amount of the flavanol EGCG.
commercial green tea products to vary widely in EGCG content. To get 270 mg of EGCG per day would require drinking at least several cups of green tea and in some cases, more than 10 cups per day.
The green tea extract also led to higher antioxidant activity in the blood.For weight loss, effective doses of EGCG are probably at least 270 mg a day divided into two or three doses. Some studies used higher or lower doses. For certain health conditions, you may need more. For everyday general health, you may need less.
This safe herb is emerging as a must-have daily addition to your diet. It may provide you with fat-loss benefits and antioxidant protection against a variety of illnesses.
So if you're looking for something to do to improve your health and you want this lifestyle I will tell you now it's definitely a commitment that's a little difficult so just take baby steps.

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