4 Ways Green Tea Pays Off
Green tea has been consumed in China for thousands of years as a health-boosting drink. Although its health effects are not yet fully understood, drink green tea for these potential benefits:
2. Protection Against Cancer
Regular drinkers were 12 percent less likely to develop breast cancer than nondrinkers, according to research in 6,928 Chinese women.
3. Reduced Risk of Stroke
A UCLA review of nine studies found three cups a day cut the risk of stroke by 21 percent (black tea was protective too).
4. Healthier Gums
In a study of 940 men, the more green tea a man drank, the less likely he was to have gum disease.
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