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 kinds of teas.
Studies have found that certain teas can help with cancer, heart disease and diabetes; since they promote weight loss, they help lower cholesterol and thus achieve much better mental agility.
It has now become the first alternative option to replace coffee consumption. First of all, tea has less caffeine, plus its flavonoid (antioxidant) compounds are good for the heart.
Dietitians agree that all types of tea are good teas, even in this way they advise us to use natural teas that are not bottled in order to avoid the auxiliary sweeteners that may be added to them. The more the tea leaf is processed, the lower the polyphenol content is generally. Poniphenols include antioxidants.
All models of teas also have caffeine and theine, which affect the brain and help to increase the 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 the bladder, breast, lung, stomach, pancreas, helps in bypassing the blockage of the arteries, burning fat and counteracting the strain on the brain. It therefore helps to reduce the risk of neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases, as well as 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 has shown that this kind of tea has more anti-cancer properties than any other kind.
Try to consume it in the mornings, it is a great way to start the day as it 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 promotes liver metabolism, suppresses uric acid and improves mood when you are depressed.
According to some studies, oolong tea increases the defenses, preserves the cardiovascular system and also cooperates with the prevention of cancer. It has essential rejuvenating properties, besides fighting fat and promoting weight loss.