Types of teas and their benefits
Tea has been considered for thousands and thousands of years in the East as the key to health, happiness and wisdom, tea has attracted the attention of scholars in the West, discovering the many benefits of different genres of teas.
Studies have found that certain teas can assist with cancer, heart disease and diabetes; since they promote weight loss, assist in lowering cholesterol and consequently achieve much better mental agility.
It has now become the first alternative option to replace coffee consumption. First of all the tea has less caffeine, besides this its flavonoid compounds (antioxidants) are good for the heart.
Dieticians agree that all kinds of tea are good tea, even in this way we advise natural teas that are not bottled to avoid therefore auxiliary sweeteners that may incorporate them. The more processed the tea leaf, the lower the polyphenol content. The ponifenols include antioxidants.
All classes of teas also have caffeine and theine, which affect the brain helping to increase mental state.
Types and benefits:
It is made with steamed tea leaves, has a high concentration of EGCC and has been well studied. The antioxidants in green tea can be deduced with the development of bladder, breast, lung, stomach, pancreas, helps in bypassing clogged arteries, burning fats and counteracting brain overload. It therefore helps to reduce the danger of neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases, as well as in the reduction of cardiovascular diseases.
Made from fermented tea leaves, black tea has the highest caffeine content and forms the basis for flavoured teas such as Chai or certain instant teas. Studies have shown that black tea can protect the lungs from damage caused by cigarette smoke. It can also reduce the risk of cerebrovascular disease.
The leaves of this tea are unhealed and unfermented. Research proved that this kind of tea had more anti-cancer properties than any other type.
Try it in the morning, it’s a great way to start the day as you will activate an enzyme that will help you reduce fat tissue, the gallic acid it contains can inhibit fat absorption. On the other hand, it improves digestion, reduces LDL cholesterol, protects and favors liver metabolism, suppresses uric acid and improves mood when you are depressed.
According to some studies, oolong tea increases defences, preserves the cardiovascular system and also cooperates with cancer prevention. It has essential rejuvenating properties, as well as fighting fat and promoting weight loss.