Green Tea: The Cancer Fighting Miracle Brew

For a long time, the Chinese and the Japanese have been drinking green tea. Different kinds of illnesses are fought off by green tea as well as help in weight reduction, and this brew has also been connected to fighting cancer.

Only lately that green tea has reached the west. And, consumers love them. Most individuals state that they never felt healthier in their whole lives, and health buffs even alleged that this tea is a miracle drink. Since then, the whole world is now drinking green tea on a day-to-day basis.

So, is green tea truly that wonderful? Does it genuinely

fight off cancer?

To begin with, green tea has numerous benefits. The chief benefit of this brew is the antioxidants it contains which are recognized to battle cancer cells. And so, the answer to the question on if green tea prevents cancer, the undeniable answer is yes. It eliminates free radicals from your body which makes it free of toxins that leads to cancer.

The antioxidant called epigallocatechin-3 gallat or commonly known as EGCG is very much present in this brew. As opposed to black tea which is fermented, green tea is not. Brewing preserves EGCG. Due to this fact, this brew is much more beneficial than black tea.

You have to bear in mind that when free radicals come in our body, it would have an effect to our cells. When this happens, it makes cells abnormal, which results in cancerous cells that can multiply across your body producing tumors.

Free radicals enter the body in various ways. Exposure to cigarette smoke, pollution and it can even be


due to exposure to excess sunlight.

Since green tea has a great concentration of antioxidants, it would be able to repel free radicals efficiently. Just three to four cups a day, you will be sure that you can keep your body healthy and cancer free.

The National Cancer Institute has conducted studies on this supposed miracle brew and discovered that it does help in forestalling cancer. Nowadays, scientists are considering green tea as a central part of producing a cure for cancer. In time, all thanks to this century-old brew, we would now see a cancer cure. One study even determined that the antioxidants found in green tea were able to shrink tumors and kept it from growing and multiplying more cancerous cells.

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References:

Udall, Kate Gilbert. Green Tea: Fight Cancer, Lower Cholesterol, Live Longer. Toorak, Vic.: Spectrum Marketing, 1998. Print.

Dattner, Christine. The Book of Green Tea. New York: Universe, 2003. Print.

Bagchi, Debasis. Green Tea: Antioxidant Power to Fight Disease. Los Angeles: Keats Pub., 1999. Print.

 

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