Green tea is one of the healthiest beverages available to people in today’s world. It has catechins, antioxidants and nutrients that have a powerful impact on the body. These ingredients help in improving brain functions, weight loss and lower the risks of cancer.
Green tea is beneficial not only for adults but for children as well. The catechins help your children to fight cavities and flue. Following are Green tea benefits for children:
- Dental Benefits
Most of the children are at an increased risk of tooth decay and it causes a bad breath and gum pain. Drinking green regularly may reduce the risk of cavities and improve bad breath of your children. The catechins in green tea protect your child’s mouth against cavity- causing bacteria and it also work on bad breath.
- Protection against Infections
Children are easily affected by innumerable viral infections. The catechins in green tea have antiviral properties that protect your children from viral infections. Drinking at least one cup of green tea daily will keep your children away from many infections. It helps to boost the immune system to be healthy, which will in turn help children to stay healthy, fit and active.
- Cardiovascular Benefits
It is necessary to take steps during childhood to improve your children’s heart health to prevent heart diseases and problems as they reach their adulthood. Adding green tea in your child’s diet will help in improving their heart health. It helps in decreased blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
- Good Brain Functions
every tea and coffee product has caffeine. On the contrary, green tea comparatively has less amount of caffeine. However, it contains amino acid and L-theanine which helps in smooth functioning of the brain. The combination of caffeine and L-theanine, thus, improve brain functioning.
Green tea can be safely consumed by kids, in small amounts. However, consultation with your doctor before giving green tea to your kid is advisable.
Posted on 8 August, 2018 | email@example.com