It is known that drinking a cup of green tea may offer benefits to the skin’s appearance, the health of the body, and life’s longevity by providing much-needed antioxidants to slow down damaging free radicals.
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But did you know that antioxidants are highly unstable and can oxidize quickly? Drink your green tea within 20 minutes of steeping in order to get the full benefits from the antioxidants. By consuming the tea within this time span, you will prevent the oxygen in the air from breaking down the antioxidants before they can enrich your skin and body with healing effects…
So the answer is yes, drinking green tea can offer skin health benefits as long as you drink it quickly!
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