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Here’s the tea: What you need to know about green tea and its health benefits

UJITAWARA, JAPAN – MAY 22: 80-year-old Japanese woman Yaeko Asada (L) and Shigeharu Asada harvest fresh green tea leaves at a tea farm in the hills of Ujitawara on May 22, 2013 in Ujitawara, Japan. Green tea is cultivated in various regions of Japan, the second largest green tea producer in the world . The Uji area is one of the most famous tea field growing regions in Western Japan and is now in the heavest season.  (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images)  *** BESTPIX *** 163493724

Green tea has an impressive reputation as a fat-burning, cancer-fighting beverage. But while it’s healthier than over beverages you might drink, it isn’t a miracle beverage. Here’s what you need to know about the health benefits and attributes in a cup of green tea.

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