Benefits Of Green Tea

Everyone talks about how good Green Tea is and it should be consumed on a daily basis since it helps in many different ways. I joint the bandwagon not long ago since it can be only good. Below are some of the key reason’s of why you too should consumer Green Tea.

I was told to be sure to get some decent quality if not good quality Green Tea since the volume of Green Tea is picking up, there tends to be ordinary tea disguised as Green Tea in the market. It’s a good idea to keep a box of Green Tea bags in your office or school to consumer like you consumer water on a daily basis.

  1. Weight Loss. Green tea increases the metabolism. The polyphenol found in green tea works to intensify levels of fat oxidation and the rate at which your body turns food into calories.
  2. Diabetes. Green tea apparently helps regulate glucose levels slowing the rise of blood sugar after eating. This can prevent high insulin spikes and resulting fat storage.
  3. Heart Disease. Scientists think, green tea works on the lining of blood vessels, helping keep them stay relaxed and better able to withstand changes in blood pressure. It may also protect against the formation of clots, which are the primary cause of heart attacks.
  4. Esophageal Cancer. It can reduce the risk of esophageal cancer, but it is also widely thought to kill cancer cells in general without damaging the healthy tissue around them.
  5. Cholesterol. Green tea reduces bad cholesterol in the blood and improves the ratio of good cholesterol to bad cholesterol.
  6. Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. It is said to delay the deterioration caused by Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Studies carried out on mice showed that green tea protected brain cells from dying and restored damaged brain cells.
  7. Tooth Decay. Studies suggests that the chemical antioxidant “catechin” in tea can destroy bacteria and viruses that cause throat infections, dental caries and other dental conditions
  8. Blood Pressure. Regular consumption of green tea is thought to reduce the risk of high blood pressure.
  9. Depression. Theanine is an amino acid naturally found in tea leaves. It is this substance that is thought to provide a relaxing and tranquilizing effect and be a great benefit to tea drinkers.
  10. Anti-viral and Anti-bacterial. Tea catechins are strong antibacterial and antiviral agents which make them effective for treating everything from influenza to cancer. In some studies green tea has been shown to inhibit the spread of many diseases.
  11. Skincare. Green tea can apparently also help with wrinkles and the signs of aging, This is because of their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities. Both animal and human studies have demonstrated that green tea applied topically can reduce sun damage.

Source : Lifehacks

Ever Wondered What Happens To Your Email?

Have you ever wondered what happens to your email when you hit the send button? The below video shows a preview of your email journey from the time you hit send. This is the Gmail perspective of course! What is really cool is the steps that Google has taken to minimize their environmental impact. Its well thought off and its a very good effort in my view.

I would love to see how other companies around the world are taking that very important step to run their businesses to not only to provide great value but also to have minimal environmental impact, now that’s a sustainable model!

It should matter to us and i know i would support a sustainable brand or product against one that isn’t.

Follow an email on its journey to see what happens when you send a message. Along the way, find out how we minimize our impact on the environment.

What Earth Hour Means, To ME

The world goes dark on the 26th of March 2011, a event that has been going on for a few years now to raise awareness about the pressing issue of climate change. This is the 3rd time Malaysia is participating in this global movement and hopefully more and more Malaysians are going to pledge their support to this cause which i consider very important.

There is a huge misconception though about the Earth Hour concept itself, normally from those who dont do anything about the issues but provide their kind commentary. Now what is Earth Hour?

Its a symbolic event to call the masses to turn off their lights for one hour to raise awareness of climate change and to call for everyone to take this to their daily lives to go Beyond Earth Hour Read More