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13 October 2016

Green tea is good for you!

Green tea is good for you! The results of a study conducted in Japan suggest that it may help to prevent abdominal aortic aneurysm, a deadly condition in which the body’s main artery becomes bloated and overstretched. Researchers at Kyoto University found that rats that are fed green tea polyphenol, a major component of green tea, suffer from the problem less frequently. That’s encouraging news for people diagnosed with the condition as without treatment, abdominal aortic aneurysms eventually rupture and result in death 50 percent of the time.

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