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  • Date Submitted: 11/28/2013 8:19 PM
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Specific Purpose: To inform the audience on type of tea and benefits of green tea.
Central Idea: Things you need to know about benefits of green tea.

All tea is produced from a plant called Camellia sinensis. The thousands of different varieties of teas available in the world only vary by the region it was grown, the time of year picked, and the processing method. Each type of tea has its own characteristics including a different taste and differing health benefits. All these teas also have caffeine and theanine, which affect the brain and seem to heighten mental alertness. These are types of tea:
a) White Teas
White tea is the purest and least processed of all teas. This loose leaf tea brews a light color and flavor.
b) Green Teas
Green tea is the most popular type of tea, mainly because it is the beverage of choice in Asia. Some loose green teas are scented with flowers or mixed with fruits to create scented or flavored teas.
c) Black Teas
Made with fermented tea leaves, black tea has the highest caffeine content and forms the basis for flavored teas like chai, along with some instant teas.

Green tea has been used as a medicine for thousands of years, originating in China but widely used throughout Asia this beverage has a multitude of uses from lowering blood pressure to preventing cancer. The reason that green tea has more health benefits attached to it than black tea is due to the processing. Here’s a list of some of its amazing benefits.
a) Weight Loss
Green tea increases the metabolism. The polyphenol found in green tea works to intensify levels of fat oxidation and the rate at which your body turns food into calories
b) Diabetes
Green tea apparently helps regulate glucose levels slowing the rise of blood sugar after eating. This can prevent high insulin spikes and resulting fat storage.
c) Heart Disease
Scientists think, green tea works on the lining of blood vessels, helping keep them stay...

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