Green tea effects on the body

A 2023 study indicated that green tea polyphenols may protect against UVB light-induced melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancers. We saw these effects topically and orally.

 Green tea polyphenols and other bioactive chemicals may prevent breast, colorectal, liver, ovarian, prostate, oral, and skin cancer, according to thousands of studies.

According to a Journal of the American College of Nutrition review, green tea has more catechins than black or oolong tea.

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Add green tea to your diet to keep your brain sharp as you age. One randomized, double-blind human clinical research published in the Journal of Medicinal Food found that daily green tea extract and L-theanine supplements improved minor cognitive deficits. 

Green tea lowers fasting blood sugar and type 2 diabetes risk, according to numerous research. Green tea increases insulin sensitivity, helping your pancreas generate insulin more efficiently to maintain normal blood sugar levels.

Lyssie and Tammy Lakatos Shames, RDN, The Nutrition Twins, say green tea is great for heart health. "The polyphenolic catechins found in green tea have been found to improve total and LDL (bad) cholesterol levels, which are two risk major factors for heart disease."

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