Green Tea Benefits

EGCG is one of the most powerful compounds in Võrratu Green Tea.

Polyphenols, also known as natural compounds, may help as research suggests, reduce inflammation and help fight cancer.

Catechin called epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) are a natural antioxidant that can help prevent cell damage and provide other benefits.

May Improve Brain Function

One of the key ingredients in green tea is caffeine, which is known as a stimulant. Apart from caffeine, L-theanine is also another all natural ingredient that can boost brain function. Much research has suggested that caffeine can improve various aspects of brain function, which includes mood, vigilance, reaction time, and memory.

May Help With Weight Loss

If you look for any ingredient to assist with fat burning, you will most likely see green tea. This is because green tea extract can increase fat oxidation.

Lower Risk of Cancer

Did you know cancer is caused by uncontrolled growth of cells, making it one of the leading causes of death?

Antioxidants in green tea can help protect against oxidative damage. Research shows that oxidative damage may lead to chronic inflammation, leading to chronic diseases, including cancers.

May Reduce the Effect of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s

Several studies have shown that catechins compounds in green tea may have various protective effects on neurons in test tubes and animal models. Concluding that these studies show the possibilities of green tea lowing the risk of dementia.

Alzheimer’s disease is a common neurodegenerative disease and is most common cause of dementia.

Parkinson’s disease is another common neurodegenerative disease and involves the death of dopamine-producing neurons in the brain.

Dental Health and Lowering Risk of Infection

Many test tube studies show that catechins may suppress the growth of bacteria. This may potentially lower the risk of bacterial infections. One of the common bacterium in the mouth is streptococcus mutans. This is usually what causes plaque formation, which is what leads to cavities and tooth decay.

Many studies have shown that catechins in green tea can prevent the oral bacteria growth. Concluding that by drinking green tea, there is possibility to reduce bad breath and oral infections.

May Lower the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Several studies have shown that green tea may improve insulin sensitivity, resulting in the reduction of blood sugar levels.

May Assist With Preventing Cardiovascular Disease

Green teas ability to increase the antioxidant capacity of the blood may protect the LDL particles from oxidation, which leads to heart disease.

May Help Lose Weight and Body Composition

The ingredients in green tea have been suggested to reduce body fat. Though some studies do not show a significant increase in weight loss and further studies are suggested to confirm this effect.

May Help You Live Longer

It is suggested that by consuming green tea, a person has the ability to live longer. A study in Japan has concluded that 76% of participants were less likely to die within the study period.

 

Turmeric Benefits

Curcumin is a Natural Anti-Inflammatory Compound

Many scientists believe that low-level inflammation plays a major role in most Western diseases, which includes heart disease, cancer, metabolic syndrome, Alzheimer’s and various degenerative conditions. This is important because any substance that can fight against chronic inflammation can potentially prevent and even treat these diseases. Curcumin is a strong anti-inflammatory. Interestingly, it is such a strong anti-inflammatory that it matches some anti-inflammatory drugs, without the side effects.

Turmeric Dramatically Increases the Antioxidant Capacity of the Body

Due to its chemical structure, Curcumin can neutralize free radicals. It also boosts the activity of the body’s antioxidant enzymes.

May Lower the Risk of Heart Disease

Curcumin may reverse the steps in the heart disease process. Studies have suggested that curcumin leads to improvements in endothelial function. A study revealed that this substance is as effective as exercise. A group study revealed that 65% of people the in the group had a decreased risk of experiencing a heart attack in the hospital.

Turmeric Can Help Prevent (And Perhaps Even Treat) Cancer

Curcumin has been studied as a beneficial herb in cancer treatment. It has also been noted to affect the cancer growth, development and spread at the molecular level. Several studies revealed that it can assist in the death of cancerous cells and reduce angiogenesis (growth of new blood vessels in tumors) and metastasis (spread of cancer).

May Help With Arthritis

A study with people affected with rheumatoid arthritis, curcumin was more effective than an anti-inflammatory drug. Several studies have shown effects of curcumin on arthritis and noted improvements in various symptoms.

 

Ginger Benefits

Gingerol is the main bioactive compound in ginger. It has much of the medicinal properties. This compound has powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects.

May Treat Nausea and Morning Sickness

It has a long history as helping with sea sickness and has some evidence of being effective as a prescription medication. It can also relieve nausea and vomiting after surgery and cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. A study on pregnant women showed it reduced symptoms of nausea.

May Reduce Muscle Pain and Soreness

A study showed that ginger reduced muscle pain. It does not have immediate impact, but may be effective at reducing muscle pain.

Anti-Inflammatory Effects Can Help With Osteoarthritis

People with osteoarthritis of the kneed showed to have less knee pain and required less pain medication. This study was done ginger extract.

Can Help Treat Chronic Indigestion

Chronic indigestion is the recurrent pain and discomfort in the upper part of the stomach. Ginger was found to reduce the time for the stomach to empty itself.

May Lower Cholesterol Levels

During a study of injecting ginger powder in several individuals, a significant reduction in most cholesterol markers were noticed. Extract was also discovered to lower LDL cholesterol.

Contains a Substance that May Help Prevent Cancer

Raw ginger has 6-gingerol that is considered to have anti-cancer properties. Extract reduced inflammatory signaling molecules in the colon.

May Improve Brain Function and Protect Against Alzheimer’s Disease

Some studies suggest that antioxidants and bioactive compounds in ginger inhibit inflammatory responses occurring in the brain. Some evidence suggests that ginger can enhance brain function directly. Some animal studies also reveal ginger protecting against a decline in brain function due to age.

 

Pineapple Benefits

Contains Disease-Fighting Antioxidants

Pineapples are rich in flavonoids and phenolic acids. Many antioxidants in this fruit are bound. This allows the antioxidants to survive more difficult conditions in the body and produce longer lasting effects.

Its Enzymes Can Ease Digestion

Contain digestive enzymes known as bromelain. Their function is to break down molecules into their building blocks, such as amino acids and small peptides. Broken down molecules are more easily absorbed across the intestine. This may be helpful for people with pancreatic insufficiency, a condition when the pancreas cannot make enough digestive enzymes.

May Help Reduce the Risk of Cancer

Test-tube studies showed bromelain as a possible source to helping fight cancer. Two test-tube studies showed that bromelain suppressed the growth of breast cancer cells and stimulated cell death. There are other studies revealing bromelain suppressing cancer in the skin, bile duct, gastric system and colon, among other areas.

May Boost Immunity and Suppress Inflammation

Traditional medicine has used pineapples. This is due to them having a wide variety of vitamins, minerals and enzymes like bromelain that may collectively boost immunity and suppress inflammation. There are also studies showing bromelain reducing inflammation.

May Ease Symptoms of Arthritis

The bromelain in pineapples, which has anti-inflammatory properties, is thought to relieve those with inflammatory arthritis. Research has shown that bromelain has been used to relieve symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, a type of arthritis that involves inflammation of the joints. There was also a review that concluded bromelain’s ability to treat osteoarthritis and that it has a possibility to relieve arthritis symptoms, especially in the short term.

May Speed Recovery after Surgery or Strenuous Exercise

Many studies show bromelain reducing inflammation, swelling, bruising and pain after surgery and may also reduce the markers of inflammation. A study showed that consuming bromelain prior to dental surgery reduced pain. It also seemed to provide similar relief as a common anti-inflammatory medicine. It is also believed that the recovery of damage caused by strenuous exercise is sped up by proteases like bromelain. A study showed that bromelain given prior to strenuous exercise resulted in less inflammation and maintained more strength afterwards. Many studies showed bromelain speeding up recovery for damaged muscles after exercise.

 

Cross Reference:

Green Tea Benefits Research References

Turmeric Benefits Research References

Ginger Benefits Research References

Pineapple Benefits Research References

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