11 Reasons to Drink Green Tea [Infographic]

11 Reasons Why You Should Drink Green Tea
Infographic from The Science Cookie Jar
Green tea has been extensively investigated for its medicinal uses and health benefits.

Many of these studies indicate that the antioxidants and other bioactive compounds, namely polyphenols and catechins (specifically Epigallocatechin gallate or EGCG), that are abundant in green tea may confer a wide range of benefits that can improve health - everything from helping with burning unwanted, toxic belly fat and weight loss to lowering the risk for certain cancers, obesity, diabetes, degenerative brain, cardiovascular and other chronic diseases.

This infographic entitled "11 Reasons Why You Should Drink Green Tea" beautifully illustrates eleven health benefits that have been associated with the consumption of green tea, including its antioxidant, hydration, liver and lung protection effects.

Remember - to maximize the health promoting benefits of green tea - always purchase it from reputable sources, check the dates for freshness, choose organic if possible, and take care in storing and brewing.

Infographic source and for other interesting information regarding the wonders of science and technology:  Green Tea Benefits - The Science Cookie Jar.

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