There are many reasons why your should be drinking tea. At the very least, it's a flavorful way of getting enough fluid into your body every day. Tea can also protect your teeth and your heart.
All teas are made from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant. The manufacturing process determines the type of tea produced. Black tea is fully oxidized and is the strongest. Green tea is less oxidized giving it higher levels of polyphenols, which is why green tea is used during most studies. Tea protects your skin and helps you look younger. Herbal teas are known for their medicinal benefits. They help your digestive system, help you sleep and also improve your mood.
The best benefit from drinking tea is its high level of antioxidants. The antioxidants can slow down aging and help your cells to regenerate and repair.
Tea also has less caffeine than coffee and too much caffeine is not good for your heart. It prevents the formation of dangerous blood clots which are very often the cause of heart attacks and strokes.
Tea is also good for weight loss. The most popular teas for losing weight are unflavored green tea, unflavored black tea, puerh tea, oolong tea, white tea and herbal blends. Try adding tea along with a good balanced diet and excercise to your weight loss program.
No matter what the season, tea is a tasty beverage that can be consumed hot or served over ice. Its benefits go beyond refreshment. It improves your health, your mood, and at the very least it's a flavorful way of giving your body enough fluids every day.
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