10 Reasons to drink Tea every day
There is plenty of research to prove that tea is full of goodies to improve your health. Here are 10 reasons for you to skip the joe and grab yourself a cuppa.
1. Full Of Antioxidants
Each day, your body requires proper nourishment and antioxidants. Antioxidants are critical to prevent the body's version of rust to keep us young and also protects us from pollution which we breathe in and absorb.
2. Protects Your Lungs
There are major campaigns whether you are a smoker or are exposed to secondhand smoke, studies have shown that drinking black tea may actually protect your lungs from the damage caused by exposure to cigarettes.
3. Reduces Risk Of Cancer
In 2012, the number of new cases of cancer amounted to 14.1 million. We could expect that, by 2030 there will be 26.4 million new cases of cancer.
Studies have shown that the compounds found in Green Tea inhibit the growth of cancer cells.
The tea consumption can reduce risks of cancers of the colon, breast, ovary, prostate, and lung.
4. Perfect For Weightloss
Struggling to lose weight? Tea has no calories and is full of antioxidants - which boosts endurance and metabolism. Another benefit is that tea reduces your cortisol levels, a stress hormone which makes your skin age faster and contributes to belly fat.
5. Aids Digestion
Feeling a little bloated lately? Grab some Mint Green or Soursop tea, you will be feeling a lot better in no time with their natural anti-inflammatory compounds.
You will have your flat tummy back in no time.
6. Reduces Risk Of a Heart Attack or Stroke
A study published earlier this year, that combined data from a host of earlier reports, found a 20% reduction in the risk of heart attack and a 35% reduced risk of stroke among those who drank one to three cups of Green Tea a day. Those who drank four or more cups of green tea daily had a 32% reduction in the risk of having a heart attack and lower levels of LDL cholesterol. You can get these super powers in our teas, our most popular Green Teas are: Soursop Green Tea, Green Mint, Calming Peach.
7. Keeps Your Breath Fresh
Tea has the wonderful ability to decrease tooth decay and change the pH levels in your mouth, reducing bad breath. Unlike coffee, which requires a few sticks of gum after consumption.
8. Increases Memory, Focus and Concentration
Go for a cup of tea - perhaps black tea - before a meeting when you need to be sharp, or studying for increased concentration and focus.
The combination of caffeine and L-Theanine, naturally-occurring in black tea, improves reaction time and memory while increasing focus and concentration.
9. Lowers Risk of Diabetes
Studies show that Green Tea can improve insulin sensitivity and reduces blood sugar levels.
One study in Japanese individuals found that those who drank the mostly green tea had a 42% lower risk of developing type II diabetes.
10. Higher Energy Levels
Unlike other drinks that have a relatively higher caffeine content, the low amounts found in tea can help enhance blood flow to the brain without over-stimulating the heart. It also stimulates the metabolism and respiratory system, as well as the heart and the kidneys.
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You can also make your motor work double-time next active-wear session. Check out our article on Kickstart Your Metabolism with Green Tea .