Green tea has been the subject of many medical and scientific studies over the last few dacades. The main purpose was to determine its health benefits. The studies were based on the evidence suggesting that regular drinkers of green ttea have lower chances of diseases related to heart, cancer and weight. Green tea contains flavonoids which are good for health due to their anticarcinogenic and anti-oxidative nature. Morover, it has been believed that antioxidants can slow down the aging process too.