13 Health Benefits of Green Tea

Written by Arina Nikitina

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6. Protects liver against toxins like alcohol and chemicals in cigarette smoke.

7. Promotes oral health by suppressrepparttar process of plaque formation and destroysrepparttar 149742 bacteria that forms plaque. It also destroys bacteria that causes bad breath, so after eating something sweet I suggest you drink a cup of green tea.

8. Destroys free radicals that cause aging.

9. Boosts your immune system function (because of its high concentration of polyphenols and flaveboids).

10. Possess antibacterial and antiviral properties. Recent studies show that green tea inhibitsrepparttar 149743 spread of disease, speeds up recovery from cold and flu. It also kills seven strains of food poisoning bacteria including clostridium, botulus and staphylococcus (which makes it a good treatment for diarrhea).

11. Helps your body to maintain healthy fluid balance and relieve fatigue and stress often caused by dehydration.

12. Blocks main receptors that produce allergic reactions.

13. Stimulates metabolism, calorie burning process and is wildly being used as an important part of a healthy diet.

It is important to know that black tea, even though it comes fromrepparttar 149744 same plant as a green tea, will not give yourepparttar 149745 same benefits. Black tea during fermentation process loses most of its medical benefits.

The best way to preserve allrepparttar 149746 disease-fighting nutritions is to drink your tea freshly brewed. Allrepparttar 149747 decaffeinated, ready-to-drink bottled or instant teas will give you very little of natural health compounds. It is better to let your tea steep for about 4-5 minutes before drinking it.

I hope that after reading this article you will include a cup of green tea in your daily ratio. After all it is a rare case when something that good for our health can be also that delicious.

Arina Nikitina is the owner of the website GreenTeaSecrets.com, where you'll find a lot of free information about green tea, learn how green tea can benefit to your health and how it can help you lose weight. Visit: http://www.greenteasecrets.com

Creatine Supplementation for Increased Performance and Building Muscle

Written by Josie Anderson

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There have been reports of minor side effects from creatine such as cramping and upset stomach. Drinking extra water may control these side effects. Taking 40 or more grams of creatine in a day may cause kidney or liver damage.

Creatine is available in capsules, liquid, or powder. Powder can be mixed with water or juice. Creatine works best when mixed with a liquid carbohydrate such as juice, by doing this you can increaserepparttar muscle’s absorption of creatine up to 60 percent. It’s important to followrepparttar 149741 loading instructions onrepparttar 149742 label of creatine supplements. Always consult your health car provider before using any supplement.

About the Author: Josie Anderson is a personal trainer and is the owner of http://www.weight-loss-program-101.com providing weight loss resources to help with many weight loss goals and overall general health.

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