Did you know that after water tea is the most widely drunk beverage in the entire world? It is a beverage that is loved by all and helps refresh your mind whether you take it in the morning or during your office hours.
What’s interesting to know is that with so many different types of tea available in the market, tea also provides some great health benefits! While you quench your thirst, you can also achieve plenty of health benefits.
So what are these benefits of different types of tea?
There is a variety of teas which includes green tea, white tea, yellow tea, black tea and many others. All of these teas come from the same Camellia sinensis plant, but the difference of colour and flavour lies in the way of processing these leaves after harvesting them.
With over 1500 different types of tea, let us have a look at the most commonly consumed teas and benefits attached to them.
Black tea is variety type of tea that is highly caffeinated. Black tea contains theaflavins and thearubigins (antioxidants) that are helpful in lowering cholesterol levels in the body. Moreover, consuming more than three cups of black tea may cut the risk of heart stroke by almost 21%.
Oolong tea is mostly consumed for burning large amounts of body fats. The tea helps in activating enzymes which cut down the fat that is present in blood – triglycerides. Also, Oolong tea is perfect to detoxify your body and get antioxidants to prevent tooth decay.
The famous and widely consumed green tea provides catechins, a type of (antioxidant. This antioxidant is known for its potential to prevent heart diseases and cancer. To get the best of this amazing beverage, take at least a cup of green tea every day as it can decrease the risk of suffering from cardiovascular diseases by almost 10%.
Ginger Lemon Tea
The amazing duo of lemon and ginger makes this tea a potential shield against various bacterial infections. With the active ingredients pectin, limonene and zingiber, the highly beneficial lemon ginger tea may even help in treating the bacteria associated with salmonella.
White tea is popular as a multi-tasking tea. Similar to green tea, the tea has many proven benefits. White tea has catechins which is a well-known ingredient to fight cardiovascular diseases and cancer. The tea also reduces the reoccurrence of critical breast cancer in women and some other severe types of cancer.
With a great many health benefits as listed above, you, too, should start consuming one of the teas on a daily basis and feel the difference for yourself. With their delicious and unique flavour, you can easily quench your thirst while improving your health significantly.
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