Benefits of Drinking Green Tea

Green, oolong, and black teas all come from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant. The reason green tea is more healthy is due to the way it is processed. Green tea leaves are steamed, which prevents the EGCG compound from being oxidized. Where as, black and oolong tea leaves are made from fermented leaves, which results in the EGCG being converted into other compounds that are not as effective in health benefits.

This video explains five amazing health benefits of drinking green tea.