GREEN TEA is a type of tea that is made from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant. Unlike black tea, green tea leaves are processed in such a way as to prevent the fermentation process. So the tea retains its natural bright color and unique flavor.
How does Green Tea work?
Tea is a source of many valuable ingredients, most notably polyphenols such as EGCG (epigallocatechin-3-gallate), which have powerful antioxidant properties. Antioxidants help protect our cells from free radical damage, which contributes to the prevention of many diseases, including heart disease or cancer.
In addition, it contains caffeine, which has a stimulating effect on the body, increases concentration and improves mood. These properties make tea an ideal drink for physically and mentally active people.
Green Tea for Health and Well-being
Consuming tea has many health benefits. In addition to the antioxidant and stimulating properties already mentioned. It also aids weight loss by speeding up metabolism and burning fat. It can also help regulate blood sugar levels, which is especially important for people with diabetes or metabolic syndrome.
How to brew Green Tea?
Tea requires slightly different processing than black tea. The water for brewing should be at a temperature of about 70-80 degrees Celsius, and the steeping time should be 2 to 3 minutes. This will ensure that the tea retains its unique flavor and health benefits.