“A refreshing cup of tea in the early morning wakes up your dreamy soul and kicks up the mind to further capture the productivity of the day!”
In the 21st century, tea is like every other person’s favourite drink of refreshment and energy. It is that one simple beverage that people chooses to drink before engaging in any further day to day activities. Whether you’re a college going kid or a working lady, tea always tends to work effectively and it works irrespective of what climate, place or area you’re in.
Apart from being such a great awakening beverage in the early mornings and late evenings, tea is also known for having a good amount of health benefits. Let’s look at what are some of the health benefits of tea that helps in fighting against diseases and curing your body.
Battle Against Cancer:
In the laboratory, the studies have shown that tea has an abundant amount of phenolic compounds in it that acts as a powerful inhibitors of cancer growth. Catechins, a type of phenolic compounds helps in scavenging oxidants before cell injuries occur, reduces the incidence and the size of chemically induced tumors, and thus prevent the growth of tumor cells. In the studies of skin, liver and stomach cancer, the chemically induced tumors were shown to reduce in size in mice that were fed with black and green tea.
Tea for Teeth:
Japanese researchers have concluded that a cup of tea a day helps in preventing with tooth loss. The tea lowers the pH range of the tooth surface, which thus puts an end to the growth of periodontal bacteria. One more factor that helps in preventing the tooth decay is a fluoride content that is found in tea. In the process of brewing of tea with fluoridated water, these tea plants naturally gather up the fluoride from the soil.
Tea & Heart Health:
Studies have shown that an individual who drinks one to three cups of green tea a day has around 35% lower risk of having a stroke and 20% lower risk of getting a heart attack. Compared to individuals who drink four or more cups of green tea has 32% lower risk of heart attack, lower levels of LDL cholesterol and higher levels of HDL (the good cholesterol).