Green Tea Nutrition

Archive for September, 2008

09 Sep, 2008

Can a Green Tea Diet Help You Stop Aging?

Posted by: Green Tea Nutrition Devotee In: Benefits|Skin Care

Green Tea’s polyphenols can help you reduce your risk of disease and help slow the effects of aging, some studies suggest. Green Tea’s polyphenols are the naturally-occurring antioxidents that give green tea it’s flavor and provide disease prevention and treatment benefits. The major polyphenols are epicatechin, epicatechin gallate, epigallocatechin and epigallocatechine gallate (EGCG). EGCG contains […]

08 Sep, 2008

Green Tea History: Ten Virtues of Tea

Posted by: Green Tea Nutrition Devotee In: History

Green Tea’s nutritional value is rooted in the tea’s history. In the 12th century, Zen Monk Eisai brought tea seeds from China to Japan and also relayed the 10 virtues of tea. Regular green tea drinkers will be able to relate to these virtues. Here are the 10 Virtues of tea: Tea has the blessing […]

04 Sep, 2008

How Green Tea Relaxes You Without Creating Drowsiness

Posted by: Green Tea Nutrition Devotee In: Nutrition

Ever notice that when drinking green tea, the tea’s caffeinated properties boost your mental functioning and alertness, but you still feel relaxed? The secret? Theanine! Green Tea contains the special amino acid (the building blocks of protein) Theanine, which is unique to green tea. Theanine makes up half of the amino acid concentration in green […]

About Green Tea Nutrition

I'm a Green Tea junkie and I write about Green Tea Nutrition. Discover Green Tea's health benefits and share a cup of tea with me!