Tea has become one of the top trending things to drink next to coffee. It has not only become a part of our daily routine, but also serves as an important asset to our health. Tea has so much to offer and has many amazing benefits from alleviating stress to boosting your energy.
Green tea is one of the most popular teas out there, it has ranked number 1 for being the best tea for your health. It has polyphenols that has the effect of reducing inflammation and helps fight cancer such as breast cancer, prostate cancer and colorectal cancer. Green tea helps improve brain function, your mood, reaction time and memory, which has been linked to reducing the risk of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common neurogenerative disease in humans and leading cause of dementia.
It also stabilizes your energy and gives you a feeling of being more productive. Since, Green tea is a main benefactor for improving health, it lowers the risk of diabetes, such as type 2 diabetes and works as a
metabolism booster, which lowers the risk of obesity. Some of the popular flavors of Green tea is Macha, Gao Shan tea, and Tieguanyin tea.
White tea is mainly composed of Camellia Sinensis plant like Green and Black tea. However, White tea is the less processed. As a result of this it retains a high amount of antioxidants, which is why it offers a lot of benefits as well. It reduces the risk of heart disease, helps with weight loss, and fights aging skin. White tea delivers the same benefits as Green tea, plus more. It can help fight against insulin resistance. Insulin is a very important hormone, it helps move nutrients from the blood stream into the cells to be used and stored for later.
There are compounds found in White tea that can protect you against osteoporosis. The main cause for this is free radicals and chronic inflammation, the catechins that reside in White tea have been known to fight these factors. White tea is beneficial to your teeth as well, it contains fluoride, catechins, and tannins. All needed to help strengthen your teeth by fighting bacteria and sugar. Some of the most admired White tea is Silver Needle, Bai Hao Yin Zhen or Zin Zhen tea.
Black tea is another common tea next to Green and White tea. It is stronger in flavor and contains more caffeine than other teas, but less caffeine than coffee. Black tea has a special antioxidant called flavonoids, which can be found in vegetables, fruits, red wine, and dark chocolate which all benefit the heart. If you add Black tea to your routine it will aid against heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, high triglyceride levels and obesity.
Black tea contains an amino acid called L-theanine, which specializes in in improving alertness and focus. If you find yourself being a little too forgetful than maybe you should try Black tea. Some popular flavors are Black Bi Lo Chan, Golden Monkey and Meyer Lemon Black tea.
*The writing I share is for only educational purpose to guide you and is not a cure. Please, ask your doctor on any medical questions you may have.