12 Unbelievable Things You Didn’t Know About This Common Drink

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4. Controls Blood Sugar

This tea can regulate glucose levels and slow the amount of sugar in the blood after eating. This will prevent high spikes of insulin and stop the body from storing fats.

 

5. Antibacterial and Anti-viral

The catechins in green tea have super strong anti-viral and antibacterial compounds when make it perfect for fighting everything from the flu to urinary tract infections. Several studies show that green tea can help stop the spread of many diseases. Start drinking it today to avoid catching one of those nasty summertime colds.

 

6. Heart Disease

Green tea has a relaxing effect on the lining of the blood vessels, which keeps them better equipped to withstand changes in blood pressure. It can also stop the formation of blood clots, which are one of the main causes of heart attacks.

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