Dr. Weil lists great reasons to drink green tea in this article on his blog today.
5 Reasons to Drink Green Tea
He says besides the anti-oxidants and boosting immunity, green tea can:
- Lower cholesterol levels and rates of heart disease
- Help protect against bacterial infections
- Promote joint health and stronger bones
- Reduce inflammation
- Enhance the effects of antibiotics, even against drug-resistant bacteria and “superbugs”
I'm trying to add green tea into my routine these days. With the weather being nicer, it is a great little daily escape to have a cup of tea with the alpacas before calling it a night.
If you aren't already reaping the benefits of green tea, you might give it some thought. I think it is therapeutic just putting the kettle on!
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