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Health Benefits




Studies have shown that Japanese green tea contains several nutrients which are beneficial to human health. Some of the nutrients are soluble while some are not. Soluble nutrients are consumed with the tea while insoluble nutrients are left trapped in the used tea leaves. Listed below are the main soluble nutrients of Japanese green tea and their beneficial health effects.

CATECHINS     

HEALTH BENEFITS
NOTES
Anti-oxidantLower oxidative stress which can cause cancer.
Controls blood pressure
Helps in suppressing the rise of blood pressure.
Helps with weight control
Helps to prevent the breakdown of carbohydrates in foods to glucose.
Suppressing the rise of cholesterol
Helps to lower LDL, or bad cholesterol, preventing heart diseases.
Antibacterial, anti-virus
Helps to curb the growth of various types of bacteria and viruses.
Helps to prevent cavities
Helps to curb the growth of bacteria in teeth which can cause tooth decay.
Helps to improve intestinal bacterial flora
Helps to increase probiotic beneficial bacteria.
Anti-allergyHelps to prevent allergy against pollens, etc.
Odor eliminating
Effective in eliminating bad smells.



THEANINE        

HEALTH BENEFITS
NOTES
Relaxing effect
Calms the nervous system of the brain.



VITAMIN C        

HEALTH BENEFITS
NOTES
Anti-scurvy prevention
Helps to prevent scurvy due to Vitamin C deficiency disease.
Anti-oxidant
Lowers oxidative stress which can cause cancer.
Cold prevention
Helps boost the immune system which helps to prevent colds.



CAFFEINE        

HEALTH BENEFITS
NOTES
Boosts metabolism
Boosts metabolism causing the kidney and liver to function more actively.
Diuretic effect
Active kidney and liver causes an increase in the production of urine.
Boosts energy
Works together with Theanine to give the body a steady, gentle boost of energy.



SAPONIN          

HEALTH BENEFITS
NOTES
Anti-bacterial
Gurgling with Japanese green tea helps in eliminating virus in the throat. Consuming Japanese green tea helps in protecting the stomach linings. 




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