This recipe serves one
Brew the green tea in water.
Refrigerate the brewed tea for half an hour.
Place banana, ice, ginger, fresh squeezed orange juice, and cold green tea into a blender and blend until smooth.
Add the sweetener to taste.
Pour into a glass, and enjoy!
Green tea can help with weight loss. Green tea can increase 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.
Many scientists think, green tea works on the lining of blood vessels, keeping them relaxed and to better withstand changes in blood pressure.
It can reduce the risk of esophageal cancer, but it is also widely thought to kill cancer cells in general.
Theanine is an amino acid naturally found in tea leaves. It is this substance that is thought to provide a relaxing and tranquilizing effect on the body which can help with depression and anxiety.
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.
Green tea can also help with wrinkles and the signs of aging, because of their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
Green tea reduces bad cholesterol in the blood and improves the ratio of good cholesterol to bad cholesterol.
Note: There is caffeine in green tea — so if you are sensitive to caffeine then you should limit your consumption to one cup.
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