Food: Green tea could prevent deadly artery explosion
Here’s one more benefit of green tea you cannot ignore. Drinking green tea may prevent a deadly condition in which the body’s main artery becomes overstretched and bloated, a new study has claimed.
Researchers at Kyoto University in Japan found that abdominal aortic aneurysm developed less frequently in rats that drank green tea polyphenol, a major component of green tea.
Without treatment, abdominal aortic aneurysms eventually rupture and lead to death 50% of the time, researchers said. “Abdominal aortic aneurysms often go unnoticed because there are no symptoms until they burst,” said Kenji Minakata, author of the study. Read more