Thursday, July 2, 2009

Green Tea

Drinking green tea:

  • Lowers total cholesterol level, improves the ratio of good cholesterol (HDL) to bad cholesterol (LDL)
  • Reduces the risk of cancer
  • Inhibits cancer growth
  • Inhibits HIV
  • Reduces rheumatoid arthritis
  • Reduces cardiovascular disease
  • Reduces infection
  • Helps prevent tooth decay

Green tea is to be prepared for drinking without over brewing. There are many varieties of green tea. The brewing varies accordingly.

General method of preparation:

  • Take 1 or 2 tsp of green tea.
  • Add 200 ml of hot water (not boiling water).
  • Wait for about 3 minutes.
  • Filter and drink.

If brewing tea using tea bag:

  • Take a glass tumbler.
  • Put the tea bag.
  • Add hot water.
  • Wait for 3 minutes.
  • Discard the tea bag.
  • Drink the green tea.

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