Health benefits ;
- lower chances of heart disease and of developing certain types of cancer.
- boosting the metabolic rate 4% without increasing the heart rate.
- reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, dental cavities and kidney stones.
- improving bone density and cognitive function.
- reduce cholesterol.
- improve insulin sensitivity and glucose tolerance.
- reduce blood pressure, fasting total cholesterol, body fat and body weight.
- preventing glaucoma and other disease of the eye.
Source : Wikipedia.