More Benefits of Drinking Green Tea

February 8th, 2012

Green tea is known as a healthy drink and has proven to have many health benefits like reducing the risk of cancer, reducing the risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes, lowering bad cholesterol, increasing metabolism, etc.

Green tea has also shown that it can help your teeth and mouth. Israeli researchers investigated green tea’s polyphenol antioxidants. According to the research team could have the ability to protect your teeth against bacterial-induced cavities. The polyphenols also possess antiviral properties that have the ability to protect against the influenza virus. Not only  that but the polyphenols can be a natural treatment against bad breath.

Researchers also say that smokers can benefit greatly from drinking green tea as well.. Cigarette smoke contains many harmful compounds that can lead to infection or even oral cancer. The polyphenols in green tea can help offset the negative effects of cigarette smoke. Green tea has the ability to defend healthy cells from transforming into malignant cells. Researchers have suggested that green tea can induce death to oral cancer cells preventing oral cancer from forming.

The researchers concluded that green tea has many beneficial health properties that can help prevent and treat many oral related ailments.

For more information, you can read the article at Doctors Health Press: Even More Benefits Found In Green Tea

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