Green tea extract has in it many active constituents that are powerful antioxidants. These are called polyphenols (catechins) & flavonols. Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) is most powerful of these antioxidants. Milligram for milligram, EGCG has 25 to 100 times antioxidant power of vitamins C and E. A cup of green tea here has more antioxidants than serving of broccoli, spinach, carrots or strawberries. The details include:
Green Tea-Slimming / Gen.health:
One of great advancements in nutrition in twenty-first century is scientific confirmation of many benefits of green tea extract. Some of these benefits include Lowers cholesterol, Slows arthritis, Prevents growth of cancer cells, has thermogenic effect & therefore assists weight loss without side-effects and regulates hormone activity and is effective treatment for control of acne. The other benefits include:
- Tich is bio-flavinoid and therefore aids in digestion & prevention of respiratory infections
- Is anti-bacterial
- Protects against liver damage
- Contains anti-oxidant called ECGC that is 200 times more powerful than vitamin E
- Stimulates immune system & prevents tooth decay
Benefits of Green Tea Extract:
Green tea extract has in it many active constituents that are powerful antioxidants. These are called polyphenols (catechins) & flavonols. Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) is most powerful of these antioxidants. Milligram for milligram, EGCG has 25 to 100 times antioxidant power of vitamins C and E. A cup of green tea here has more antioxidants than serving of broccoli, spinach, carrots or strawberries. Anti-oxidants are also free radical scavengers where with aging, presence of free radicals in body increases, and these accelerate aging by slowing down regeneration of growth cells. On regular intake of green tea extract, free radicals are absorbed & thereby it has an anti aging effect.
These abundant antioxidants power benefits of green tea extract. They keep DNA intact & stabilize membranes of cells. These effects of green tea make it powerful support in many health conditions.
Green tea lowers “bad” LDL cholesterol & serum triglyceride levels. Here, scientific studies have shown that green tea extract helps in maintaining normal cholesterol levels as well as in reducing bad cholesterol or LDL for people who have taken this extract on a regular basis. As one has high cholesterol, regular intake of green tea supplements makes body convert less of it into form that clogs arteries.
Anti-inflammatory- pain killer:
Green tea protects joints against osteoarthritis. This is one of least known but most beneficial effects of green tea extracts. Preventing inflammation, it also ensures less wear and tear on joints.
Green tea also prevents growth of cancer cells.
Slimming Health Care Medicine
Our product SLIM-50 contains combination of herbal extracts that help maintain lipid metabolism, limits formation of fatty acids in muscles, improves HDL cholesterol (the so-called good cholesterol), reduce LDL cholesterol, thus helping in reducing body weight.
Eating of high calorie foods, more than daily requirement leads to obesity where the excess food is converted into fat & stored in adipose tissues. Normally adipose tissues constitute about 10 to 15% of body weight where in obese people it can increase up to 30%.
One can assess if he is overweight, by knowing required body weight and estimation of total body fat. If body weight is 40- 50 % in excess of required weight, a person is severely obese. The total body fat needs to be less and no more than 30% of overall diet and about 50% of that fat should be vegetable oils rich in Essential fatty acids (EFA).
Obesity also leads to several complications that include metabolic disorders like cardiac disorders, diabetes, atherosclerosis, low life expectancy as well as physical disability. For losing weight, a person also requires to reduce calorie intake (but only slightly below maintenance level). Alternatively, they can also keep calorie - intake usual and increase activity level. This helps in raising metabolic rate (basic rate at which calories burn) by increasing exercise as well as taking certain food supplements.
However in addition to taking food supplements, adjusting diet to suit daily requirement is very important. A reducing normally provides only about half daily calorie requirements. A healthy adult requires 1200 Kcal of nutritious food and fewer than this would lower iron level and actually slow down metabolism. The goal is to get maximum nutrition with minimum calories. For this, increasing your intake of low calorie, health enhancing fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains, beans as well as avoiding excessive & frequent eating of foods rich in calories and poor in nutrients like fried and fatty foods, sweets and nuts.
For best gains, eat fish and poultry instead of red meat as well as limit your egg intake to four per week. Also include adequate fiber in the diet. Use of unsaturated oils like corn, sunflower, safflower as cooking medium also helps in cutting down on overall salt intake. To supplement body requirements, take a multivitamin tablet along with your reduced diet.