One for the tea drinkers

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Here’s to the hidden health benefits of drinking tea!

Black tea

Consumption of black tea is known to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and heart disease due to its abundance of antioxidants. Black tea also contain tannins and fluorides that help to keep your teeth and gums healthy.

Green tea

Green tea lowers cholesterol, aids digestion, reliefs bloating and prevents aging. It also assists with weight loss by increasing your metabolic rate. Green tea also has particularly high levels of antioxidants, which help protect against cancer and other diseases as well as prevention of acne.

White tea

White tea is the least processed of all teas. Due to it’s minimal processing it is believed to have even higher levels of antioxidants than other teas.

Rooibos tea

Made from the rooibos plant, it is not strictly a tea, as it is non-caffeinated. It is high in vitamin C and antioxidants and is often used to treat insomnia, hay fever and skin irritations. It is known to be good for reducing inflammation and improvement of skin conditions such as eczema.

Peppermint tea

Peppermint tea is great for relaxation ad stress relief. It has also been known for resolving digestive problems and warding off the common cold.

Oolong tea

Oolong is great for relieving stress and is most commonly known for it’s metabolism boosting properties.

Rose hip tea

Rose hip has a high source of vitamin C and is a good remedy for the common cold.

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2 responses to this post.

  1. I wasn’t aware of all the benefits of drinking tea. Fantastic post!

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  2. This is so intresting, i love tea even more now!

    Reply

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