Nowadays peoples starting from young, middle aged and even for older generation are exposed to easy eatery accesses from fast food corners to restaurants which are abundant resource of junk and unhygienic foods. Not known to us but slowly and gradually these foods acts as starters for long prone diseases like obesity, heart disease, diabetes and many such known diseases.
Well, when we eat, our bodies have to turn food into energy. As a result, this generates some byproducts within our bodies called free radicals. These chemicals are pretty awful, and can severely damage our bodies through a process called oxidation. Free radicals are also, theoretically, the main driver in aging.
We can combat the negative effect of free radicals by consuming choxk full of antioxidants, and one great way to do this is by drinking green tea which is loaded with one of powerful antioxidant (-)-epigallocatechin-3-gallate or (-)-EGCG. Antioxidants play a very crucial role in preventing muscle tissue damage during heavy exercises by decreasing exercise induced increase ratio for lipid peroxidation. The hypothesis behind these benefits stems from the high levels of flavonoids, antioxidants that scavenge free radicals.