Many people find that they gain weight as they get older. It seems to be a fact of life for many of us; as we age we put on a few pounds. It’s no secret that our metabolism starts to slow down as we age; even as early as age 30. However, there does seem to be a simple secret weapon that can prevent the pounds from creeping on as we get older.
It’s no secret that Asian countries have far lower incidences of overweight and obesity than most other parts of the world. And, even as they age, Asians don?t seem to put on the age related pounds that plague many cultures. And, of course, it?s no secret that Asians drink large amounts of green tea.
And, there seems to be a connection between these two facts. Green tea has been reported to have many health benefits, including preventing disease and weight gain. It’s consumption has been shown to reduce the risk of many forms of cancer.Lower cholesterol levels and reduce the risk of heart disease. Green tea has also been shown to help regulate insulin, which may help prevent or control diabetes.