Guava leaf tea may help reduce abdominal pain2. Lowers Cholesterol
LDL or Low-density lipoprotein are one of the five major groups of lipoproteins which transport all fat molecules throughout your body. It is the excess of this class of cholesterol that may cause a host of health disorders particularly that of heart. According to an article published in Nutrition and Metabolism
, study participants who drank guava leaf tea had lower cholesterol
levels after eight weeks.
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3. Manages Diabetes
Cholesterol levels could be managed efficiently with guava leaf tea
Japan has approved guava leaves tea as one of the foods for specified health uses to help with the prevention and treatment of diabetes
. The compounds in the tea help regulate blood sugar levels after meals, by inhibiting the absorption of two types of sugars - sucrose and maltose. According to an article published in Nutrition and Metabolism
, guava leaf tea inhibits several different enzymes that convert carbohydrate
in the digestive tract into glucose, potentially slowing its uptake into your blood.
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