Green Tea is the basic form of all tea styles, non-wilting, and undergoes minimum oxidization. There are hundreds styles of green tea. China, Taiwan, and Japan are major production countries. Green tea has many health benefits. It is rich in catechin polyphenols, particularly epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), a powerful anti-oxidant. Research indicates green tea reduces oxidative damage that could lead to cancer. Japanese researchers claim if you drink five cups of green tea a day, you'll burn 70 to 80 extra calories.
It is important to brew green tea in water of lower temperature around 70? to avoid bitterness and destroying of its healthy elements.
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