Green Tea is one of the most nutritious beverages that people opt for. Post-Covid -19, people have become more health-conscious and, steadily riding towards adopting a healthy lifestyle. You should switch to green tea to get their daily fix of caffeine. If we talk about its origin 

Green tea is native to China and India, and especially China.

Health Benefits of Green Tea

  • Improved Brain Function
  • Fat Loss
  • Protecting Against Cancer
  • Lowering the Risk of Heart Disease
  • Green Tea is made from unoxidized leaves and is one of the less processed types of tea. It contains the most antioxidants and beneficial polyphenols.

Myths & Facts About Green Tea

#1 Plant

Myth

Green Tea and Black Tea comes from the different plants

Fact

Green Tea and Black Tea come from the same plant Camellia sinensis

#2 Caffeine 

Myth

Green Tea has less caffeine than Black Tea.

Fact

Green tea and black tea come from the same plant. They both have caffeine and the amount of caffeine depends on the variety of tea, how it is processed.

#3 Drink a large amount of Green Tea

Myth

It is fine to drink a large amount of Green Tea. People think that it is a very good source of antioxidants.

Fact

Green Tea also has caffeine and too much of it might not be good for you. 

#4 Weight Loss

Myth

Green Tea prefers fast Weight Loss

Fact

Green Tea does increase your metabolism, but the quantity is very less. You simply can’t expect to continue eating and, expect green tea to work wonders. If you think that sipping 4-5 cups of green tea in a day will help you shed kilos, then you are wrong. 

#5 Add Milk

Myth 

Add milk in Green Tea to improve its benefit

Fact

Milk contains calcium, which is good for your bones. The number of catechins absorbed from tea remains the same whether you add milk to it or not. To be honest, adding milk to it nullifies the benefits of green tea. This is because milk has Casein. This protein reduces the effect of antioxidants present in Green tea.