Monday, June 1, 2015

Drinking Tea and Stay Healthy!

Tea is an aromatic beverage generally prepared by pouring hot or boiling water over cured leaves (wiki). The consumption of tea is antioxidant, anti-stress, and anti-wrinkled. Research has demonstrated that consumption of hot tea every day; reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. Studies have found that some teas may help with cancer, heart disease, and diabetes; encourage weight loss; lower cholesterol; and bring about mental alertness. Tea also seems to have antimicrobial qualities. There are many types and the most communes are: Green Tea, Black Tea, and White Tea.

*Green Tea:

known as an antioxidant, protects against risk of stroke, limits the risk of type 2 diabetes, reduces the risk of inflammatory diseases, the risk of neurological disorders like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases. Green tea protects the eyes, decreases the wrinkles or the signs of aging. Green tea helps improve the level of cholesterol.

*Black Tea:

has the highest caffeine, helps lower the level of sugar in the blood, and protects lungs from damage caused cigarettes consuming. It helps reduce the level of stress hormones in the body and the risk of stroke. Black tea helps fight against osteoporosis.

*White Tea:

fortifies the immune system, it helps to reduce wrinkles (anti-aging). It also helps keeping the teeth healthy by reducing the plaque and the risk of carries dental. One study indicated that white tea has the most effective anticancer properties.

Tea is a valuable ally to lose weight and stay healthy. Consuming tea regularly promotes weight loss by restricting energy intake. When asking my friend Shang from china, are you drinking tea every day to lose weight? She stated: “Drinking tea in itself does help you lose weight, but helps you stay hydrated without taking a gram.” Read more...