Green tea, one of the world’s most widely consumed beverages, is a delicious source of antioxidants and other phytonutrients, which absorbs free radicals in your body. Green tea can also aid in digestion, and it has astringent properties that help cleanse the body. With lemon and honey, a classic blending of complementary flavors, green tea can be a soothing hot beverage or an energizing iced refreshment. The combination also offers particular health benefits.
Ingredients to prepare Green Tea with Lemon and Honey:
1 Glass hot water
1 Green Tea bag
½ a Lemon
1 tsp Honey
To prepare Green Tea with Lemon and Honey:
- Take a cup and pour hot water, honey and lemon juice and mix well.
- Now, steep the tea bags in it for some around 3-4 minutes.
- After 3-4 minutes, remove tea bags from the solution and stir it well for the content of the teabag to get mixed in the same. Green Tea with Lemon and Honey is ready to serve.
Tips / Notes :
- Add Lemon and Honey as per your taste buds.
- U can prepare simple Green tea without adding lemon and Honey too. But its taste bit bitter in taste.
- To get fast Weight-Loss result need to consume this drink for 2 months early in the morning after having 1/2 liter water in the empty stomach.
Health Benefits :
Green Tea Antioxidant and Weight-Loss Benefits:
Green tea’s high content of powerful flavonoid antioxidants, in particular, epigallocatechin gallate, or EGCG, provides numerous potential health benefits, including cancer and heart disease prevention. This beverage also offers weight-loss benefits, according to a study published in the February 2013 “Journal of Medicinal Food.” Participants who consumed green tea daily for four weeks and participated in a program of weight training showed significantly increased lean body mass and resting metabolic rate — a measure of how many calories your body burns while at rest — compared to a control group that exercised but did not drink green tea.
Health benefits Green Tea With Lemon:
Drinking green tea with lemon improves the health benefits of the tea. Citrus juice brings out green tea’s antioxidants, making them more available for your body to absorb. Catechins, which prefer the acid environment of the stomach, become degraded in the more alkaline conditions of the small and large intestine, where nutrient absorption takes place. Lemon juice can increase the amount of catechins your body extracts from green tea by up to six times.
Health Benefits Lemon:
Lemon provides a range of important nutrients, including phenolic antioxidants vitamin C and carotenes — antioxidants in the vitamin A family. Herbalists and traditional medicine practitioners recommend lemon as a diuretic — a substances that promotes urine production — and as a remedy for gingivitis, or inflamed gums. Together with honey, lemon juice is used as a folk remedy for treating colds. Essential oils in lemon offer antimicrobial benefits.
Health Benefits of Honey:
A rich source of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, honey provides magnesium, potassium, calcium, iron, copper and zinc as well as vitamins A, B-complex and C. Choose darker-hued honey for higher antioxidant content, advises the Alabama Cooperative Extension System. Green tea with honey and lemon may also improve cold symptoms. Honey reduced night-time coughing in children aged 1 to 5 years, with respiratory colds consumed 10 grams of honey before bedtime. Parents reported significant improvement in their children’s coughing frequency and severity compared to the previous night without honey.
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