Benefits of Drinking Green Tea

An Ancient Chinese Proverb states: "Better to be deprived of food for three days, than tea for one." This couldn't hold more true for the benefits associated with drinking green tea.  The Chinese have known about the medicinal benefits of green tea since ancient times.


Today, research all over the world provides evidence of the long-term benefits of drinking green tea. In fact a study just released indicated that drinking green tea reduces your risk of esophageal cancer by up to 60%. There is a specific compound in green tea that inhibits the growth of cancer cells.  Green tea can also help you lower your cholesterol. So next time you looking for a drink, chose Green tea - not only for their extensive list of health benefits, but for its taste appeal as well.