Green tea from Asia has entered Western markets with a bang, amid claims that it can prevent and treat almost everything that ails mankind. At first, it seemed too good to be true, but now we are finding out it is true. The list of benefits from drinking green teas gets longer almost everyday.
Where green tea comes from
How much green tea do you need to drink to see benefits
Green tea helps lower the risk of death
Green tea helps protect you from cardiovascular disease
Green tea may help prevent cancer
Polphenols help halt the cell cycle of cancer cells
Green tea may also help improve treatment of certain types of cancers and brain tumors
Green tea is able to provide specialized action in specific forms of cancer. It inhibits the production of prostate-specific antigen (PSA), a marker for prostate cancer. And green tea helps prevent the spread of prostate cancer by mobilizing several molecular pathways that shut down the proliferation and spread of tumor cells.