Physiological Functions of Japanese Green Tea.
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It is believed that tea drinking was accepted as a medicinal beverage at first. Later, the main function of tea was transferred from medical use to drinking use as a refreshing and thirst-quenching beverage. The custom of tea drinking gradually became popular over a long period of time.
In recent years, with the advance of modern chemistry, components of tea have been analyzed and the health effects of green tea have progressed to the point where there is now scientific confirmation for the saying that ‘Tea is a miraculous drinks for the maintenance of health'.
And, it is becoming increasingly clear that green tea has a broad efficacy in physiological functions. Catechins found in Japanese green tea are receiving particular attention with regards to the component's many health benefits.
Tea is a healthy drink with zero carories and the richness of vitamin C. Japanese green tea are receiving particular attention with various components.
The tea we drink at each of the three meals, breakfast, lunch, and dinner, hasan
effect of been a supplement from a nutritional standpoint.
Also, Another appealof tea is the harmony it creates during the time spent with the family aftera meal.
The caffeine contained in the tea assists in the flow of the blood and stimulatesthe brain therefore it is a component that vitalizes the body and mind. Drinka cup of tea When you have pent-up feelings. It will give you an enjoyable timeof relaxation.
Tea is a popular drink to offer when there is a guest. The time spent enjoyingthe fragrance and the rich taste of the tea will stimulate the conversation andadd to the enjoyable time.
Cigarette has various toxins and one is the destruction of the vitamin C - 50mgthat is necessary daily just by smoking to cigarettes. Tea contains vitamin Cto compensate for this.
Are you drinking black coffee to awaken you in the morning? Tea also has an effectof awakening you with caffeine. Moreover, this effect of the caffeine functionsmore friendly to the stomach than coffee due to the catechin component.
|Green tea components||Contents||Functions|
|Catechins||10-18%||Anti-oxidative action/Enzyme inhibitory action/Anti-hyperglycemic action/Anti-hypertensive action/Anti-bacterial action/Anti-viral action/Anti-tumor action/ Anti-hypercholesterolemic action/Fat reducing action/Anti-ulcer action/Bowel modulating action/Anti-carious action etc.|
|Vitamin C||150-250mg%||Removal of stress|
|Vitamin B||1.4mg%||Excitometabolic action of carbohydrates and amino acids|
|γ-amino butyric acid||0.1-0.2%||Anti-hypertensive action|
|Vitamin E||25-70mg%||Antioxidative action|