Green tea is becoming increasingly popular in this day and age and seen as a drink to help keep a healthy diet and aid in weight loss for many.
While the green tea is new and just about picking up in the UK, it has been consumed for centuries in Japan and China.
Green tea is derived from Camellia Sinensis leaves which do not undergo any oxidation process that makes them healthier then then other oxidised teas found in supermarkets.
This allows green tea to keep maximum amounts of antioxidants and polyphenols that are responsible for boosting immunity and have recently been shown to help with weight loss (read more about study).
There are many reasons to be adding green tea to your diet and here are few different types you can try:
Matcha tea is a powdered green tea that is grown in the shade and then grounded into a fine powder which gives a rich herbaceous flavour. This green tea is said to be the super tea because one cup of matcha contains as many antioxidants as up to 10 cups of normal green tea. This helps with concentration levels, calms the mind and supports weight loss.
Chamomile green Tea
Using chamomile flowers to delicately flavour green tea is a favourite amongst green tea lovers. Chamomile tea has been known to help with stress relief and having sedative properties that can act as a good sleep inducer.
Tulsi Green Tea
Tulsi is also know as Holy basil and is worshipped in India as a sacrosanct plant with therapeutic powers.
When mixed with a green tea it promotes many health benefits from its phytonutrients and antioxidants including reducing stress, strengthen immunity, boosts stamina and aid better digestion and metabolism.
Jasmine Green Tea
The Jasmine flower is used to flavour a green tea which has a sweet fragrance and a wonderful aroma. This tea is packed with many antioxidants that can effectively fight free radical activity. Studies have also found its link in curing arthritis, regulating blood pressure and reliving stress.
Mint Green Tea
Mint green tea has a lovely refreshing mint flavour and aroma to brighten up your day. Peppermint, because of its calming and numbing effect, has been used to treat nausea, diarrhea, indigestion and other ailments.
Honey Lemon Green Tea
Many may of had this tea when feeling under the weather to fight off a cold. A green tea mixed with honey and lemon soothes sore throats as well as filling the body with antioxidants and phytonutrients which can help you fight off illness.
Brewfull green tea
Brewfull is a green tea using fresh tea leaves from Kenya mixed with a prebiotic fibre that gives a natural sweetness as well as improving your gut health. The antioxidants from the tea and the prebiotic fibre come together to give an abundance of health benefits including: appetite reduction, better sleep, less stressed, better immunity and much more. (Find out more here)
Green tea in all forms is hugely beneficial in terms of keeping healthy and having a good immunity from illnesses. Maybe adding some green tea to your diet could be the best choice you ever make.
For more information on how Brewfull tea can help you to a healthier gut and lifestyle click here