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The Super Flavors and Health Benefits of Tea

Water is the most widely used liquid in the world. And what is the most you can ask? TEA! Surprisingly 80% of households in the US have tea, which is consumed by over 158 million Americans each year, and 50% of the US daily. Most of the world's tea is grown in mountainous areas thousands of feet above sea level, nutrient dense soil. According to the American Tea Association, the most popular countries producing tea include Argentina, China, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Malawi, Sri Lanka, Tanzania and Taiwan. Extremely simple and fast, tea offers a variety of flavors, flavors, and health benefits.

Tea is a healthy beverage that has almost no calories, and contains no salt, fat, or sugar. Tea contains important flavonoids and anti-oxidants, which help eliminate harmful toxins, which can cause many chronic diseases. There are many types of tea, with some of their health benefits categorized below:

Black tea: breath-taking, containing polyphenols and antioxidants. Help with plaque, dental problems, and weight loss

Chamomile : From Daisies, it helps with sleep, skin conditions, stomach problems, Sleep Disorders (IBS), dark circles around the eyes, and PMS

Ginger: reduce inflammation, swollen intestines, and help with digestion.

Ginseng: increase libido in men and women, increase sperm count and good for erectile dysfunction

It's green : helps to reduce hunger, enhances immune function, reduces inflammation, and can help with dementia

Licorice root : very sweet to contain sugars, anti-inflammatory, and relieves sore throat

Nude : helps prevent allergies and fever, colds and itchy eyes

Oolong: improve metabolism; burns fat, can reduce weight by blocking the fat-forming enzymes

Passionate flowers: helps with anxiety, calms the mind

Peppermint : relieves constipation, improves gut motility, and helps with stomach aches

Valerian Root : Good for insomnia and people with sleep problems. Drink before bedtime

It's white : contains polyphenols and antioxidants; against aging and wrinkles. It also helps protect against colon cancer. Reduces inflammation and is good for losing weight

Yerba Mate : full of antioxidants and vitamins; contains diet, to help fight fats and increase energy.

One of my favorite tea recipes is called Oooss Juice (for its soothing and anti-inflammatory properties):

  • Use high quality, heat retaining, stainless steel 2-4 gallon
  • Boil one gallon of water; add half a pound of sliced ​​ginger and squeeze lemon juice; lightly boil for five minutes; turn it off
  • Add 2-6 bags of organic green and white tea; steep for 30-60 minutes, then remove
  • After 4-12 hours, pour ginger, place the juice in a glass jar and cool in the refrigerator; drink cold or heat again

A Brief History of the Role of Tea and America: According to the US Tea Association, the first tea reported to be used by the Chinese 5000 years ago, Great Britain and India revolutionized the tea trade. America left its mark on tea history, creating "tea tea" and "iced tea." Americans spend almost 80 billion servings of tea every year, 85% of which is in the form of ice tea. On a normal day, more than 50 percent of Americans drink tea. Low in caffeine and calories, research has shown:

  • In a large study, adults who drank two cups of green tea a day reduced their risk of cardiovascular disease by nearly 25%.

  • One study shows that tea drinkers have a 40% lower risk of colon cancer than non-tea drinkers. Men benefit from a 70% lower risk for colon cancer when they drink more than 1-2 cups of tea a day.

  • Recent papers show that 30,000 adults who drink three or more cups of tea daily have a 70% reduced risk of developing Parkinson's disease

  • Drinking tea has been shown to increase bone mineral density (BMD), increase muscle mass, which may help prevent osteoporosis, combined with weight training.

  • According to Theanine Scientific Symposium in 2007, Theanine, an amino acid found in green and black tea, can help prevent age-related memory decline and Alzheimer's.

  • The University of Maryland has published research showing that green tea and black tea can help prevent atherosclerosis.

  • Drinking one or more cups of green tea daily indicates a significant reduction in the risk of tooth loss and plaque, due to its anti-bacterial nature

  • A recent Chinese study was published in Archives of Internal Medicine showed a 46% –65% reduction in the risk of hypertension in normal users of oolong or green tea, compared with non-tea users.

Drinking tea has many health benefits. It's cheap, easy to make, has a variety of flavors and types, and it's just delicious! Drinking hot, freshly brewed tea should be considered as part of one's normal diet.



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