Green tea is one of the least-refined types of tea, since it is made from unoxidized leaves. Therefore, it has the highest concentration of antioxidants and protective polyphenols.
Green teacontains catechins, chlorophyl, and a low level of caffeine, all of which are beneficial to health but bitter compounds. However, catechins are primarily the cause for green tea’s bitterness.
But, green tea can taste bitter for several other reasons: If
(a) the water is too hot (b) it has high concentration of green tea extract (c) there’s less water (d) you steep it for too long and the tea leaves start releasing tannins.
It can also taste bitter if the tea is old or of poor quality.
No, it is not. Rather it is another benefit among green tea’s long list.
Green tea has fluoride, which is helpful in preventing tooth decay. Green tea also helps prevent cavities by reducing acid in the mouth and controlling bacteria. At the same time, Polyphenols, a plant-based micronutrient can help to prevent gum inflammation and bad breath.
Antioxidants are compounds that can prevent or delay cell damage caused by free radicals, which are unstable molecules produced by the body in response to environmental and other stresses. They’re also known as ‘free-radical scavengers’.
Green tea contains polyphenols, also known as flavonoids, one of the major contributing elements to green tea’s health benefits.
Because of ingredients like Chlorophyll, green tea has a green tint. But, green tea infusions aren’t always green, and most Chinese green teas yield a yellow infusion.
Green tea comes with countless health benefits. It contains beneficial bioactive compounds that help brain function. Green tea boosts fat burning. Its invaluable antioxidant properties help reduce the risk of certain cancers. Drinking green tea in moderation every day protects the brain from ageing. An essential element in all weight loss supplements, green tea is also an immunity booster and has the potential to fix sleep disorders, delay bone loss and resolve bad breath. It is believed to prevent type2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases.
Epigallocatechin-3-gallate is a catechin found in green tea (EGCG). Catechins are natural antioxidants that aid in the prevention of cell damage as well as provide other advantages. These substances can protect cells and molecules from damage by reducing the generation of free radicals in the body.
Green tea is mainly unoxidized and requires a heating technique known as ‘killing the green’ shortly after harvesting to prevent oxidation, and produce a lighter, mellower cup of tea. Green tea leaves are often vivid green in colour, reflecting the tea leaves’ original tint after harvesting. To prevent oxidation, Chinese green teas are usually pan-fired, whereas Japanese teas are usually steamed.
Tannins are found in many black, green, and herbal teas, and they naturally stain teeth and gums. Green tea leaves leave a dull grey stain on teeth, while black tea leaves leave a yellowish stain, but even herbal teas like chamomile and hibiscus will stain and discolor teeth if consumed frequently over time.
Green T film is a natural green tea in the form of a film that gets completely dissolved in hot water, without leaving any residue, thus offering 100% therapeutic benefits, besides ensuring that the taste remains the same from the first sip to the last.
As per serving size: 1 film (239 mg) approximately:
|Total Carbohydrates (g)||0.072|
Yes, they do. But caffeine content in tea and coffee varies greatly, depending on the origin, type, and preparation.
Green tea can be reheated. But it affects the tea in various ways. The antioxidant protein becomes reduced. There’s a slight change in colour and taste. Reheating also invites more toxicity whereas the caffeine gets destroyed.
- In single tea bags
- As loose-leaf
- In instant-powder
- Green T film
- Green tea effervescent tablets
Yes. It does, indeed.
Shilpa’s Green T Film is one of the major ingredients in all medically proven weight-loss supplements, as it has the much-needed capacity to burn fat during exercise, but in a safe and natural way.
Shilpa’s Green T Film contains caffeine, a stimulant that has been shown in studies to help fat burning and increase exercise efficiency. Catechins are a form of antioxidant that also helps to burn fat and improve metabolism, both of which are essential for weight loss.
The core concept of Shilpa’s Green T Film is ‘peel, pour, stir & drink’. One doesn’t need to dip, as the film gets dissolved in hot water while perfectly maintaining the taste and all its therapeutic benefits.
All you need to do:
> First, in a medium bowl over medium-high heat, add 2 cups of water (100 ml – 120 ml).
> Remove the bowl from the heat. Place it on your kitchen countertop.
> Transfer the hot water to a cup and peel off the green film and add it
> Stir until it dissolves
Now you can relish each sip without any worry, since unlike traditional tea bags, Shilpa’s Green T Film is absolutely plastic-free.
A Premium quality green tea should have following characteristics:
- Plastic free: Green T film is free from plastic unlike traditional tea bags available in market. When food grade plastic gets in contact with hot water it releases carcinogenic substances. Plastic Tea bags are non-biodegradable and they cause lot of pollution and severely harm the natural environment.
- 100% therapeutic benefit: Green T Films ideally should dissolve entirely in 100-120 ml of hot water and meet its promises to deliver 100% therapeutic benefits.
- Consistency of taste: Green T Film should have consistent taste in each sip
- Ease of making & convenient to carry: They should come with proper guidelines and ensure convenience to carry.
No stapler pin: A good quality green T film is always free of staple pins, which is very harmful for health.
Shilpa’s green tea film is available in lemon & ginger
Lemon, ginger, and green tea are a matchlessly potent mix with numerous health advantages.
- Ginger is a traditional remedy for nausea and stomach upset.
- Ginger aids in the relief from uncomfortable periods. A recent study revealed that, more than 60% of women admitted ginger helped them to feel better during their periods.
- Ginger is also believed to reduce edema, blood sugar, and cholesterol levels, as well as, protects against Alzheimer’s and blood clotting.
Lemon improves your hair and skin while also treating throat infections, indigestion, constipation, dental difficulties, fever, internal bleeding, rheumatism, burns, obesity, respiratory disorders, cholera, and high blood pressure among others.
21. Is it true that Shilpa’s Green T Film also improves heart health and prevents cardiovascular disease and diabetes?
From ancient times, drinking green tea consumption has been linked to lower mortality from all causes including cardiovascular diseases, and this fact has received further acceptance in a recently done population-based prospective cohort study. It is a proven fact now that green tea is highly effective in lowering blood pressure, low density lipoprotein cholesterol, oxidative stress, and a marker of chronic inflammation and type2 diabetes.
Yes, it is.
Osteoporosis is a serious health issue that affects both men and women as they age. Regular drinking of Shilpa’s Green T Film enriched with bioactive compounds can help slow down age-related bone loss in elderly women and men, and reduce their risk of osteoporotic fractures.
No particular care is required. Just store at regular room temperature.
Traditionally, green tea is to be consumed without the addition of sugar or any other sweetener. Although, adding sugar to your green tea will not eliminate all of the health benefits, but it will definitely increase the calorie content per cup, depending on the sweetener used.
If the tea has been brewed for too long, add a splash of fresh lemon juice or lemon slices to help balance out the bitterness. It can also be sweetened with a teaspoon of honey, raw sugar, or a stevia leaf. Herbs and spices can also be used to enhance the flavour as well the aroma of green tea.
For drinking Shilpa’s Green T Film, anytime actually is right time. But yes, as the old saying goes ‘there is a time for everything’, there are certain specific junctures in our everyday routine, which are more appropriate to drink Shilpa’s Green T Film, to attain its optimum health benefits.
After Breakfast: A cup of Shilpa’s Green T Film is just the right choice after finishing your breakfast, as it helps preventing all possibilities for dehydration.
Between Meals: It is immensely beneficial to have a cup of Shilpa’s Green T Film as it increases nutrient intake and iron absorption.
Before Exercise: As it helps you to work out for a longer period, by increasing your energy levels.
2 Hours before Bedtime: It is another perfect time to go for a cuppa, as this is the time when your metabolism reaches to its lowest point.Shilpa’s Green T Film provides it with just the right dose of plunge while quietly accomplishing a couple of important tasks – controlling the weight gain and trimming down all chances for unnecessary weight loss.
When it comes to skin, every cup of Shilpa’s Green T Film can make a huge difference. It has anti-inflammatory properties in addition to providing the necessary hydration for glowing skin. Shilpa’s Green T Film also assists with photo-aged skin, fine lines and wrinkles, dark circles under the eyes, and even sebum reduction and acne clearing.
Diet soda may be devoid of calories, but it is also devoid of nutrients. Furthermore, it may include a variety of artificial sweeteners, flavours and colours, preservatives, and other not so healthy ingredients. Shilpa’s Green T, on the other hand, typically does not contain any additives.
It’s true that Shilpa’s Green T can help lose weight, particularly harmful abdominal fat. But remember, it is not an immediate change & reducing weight also requires healthy food habits and regular exercise.
Shilpa’s Green T plays a crucial role to increase energy expenditure by 4% and increases the body’s selective fat burning up to 17%, primarily by increasing the metabolism.
Drinking three to five cups of Shilpa’s Green T per day appears to be most beneficial for one’s health. Some people though may be sensitive to high doses of green tea. But the benefits outweigh the risks.