Ten Benefits of Tea to The Human BodyMaria Wang
Tea is the second most widely consumed beverage in the world, after water. Tea in China is as important as coffee in the western countries. Most Chinese enjoy drinking tea. It does good to people’s health.
Because it is so versatile: You can drink it iced or hot, and there are enough varieties of tea to suit just about any palate (there are over 1,500 types of tea—not including herbal teas).
Studies have also associated drinking tea with lower LDL and reduced body fat, inhibition of the flu virus, and even less dental plaque.
The book Green Tea by Nadine Taylor also cites these ten benefits:
1. Keeping blood sugar at moderate levels
2. Fighting food-borne bacteria, preventing the reduction of leukocyte
3. Enhancing immune system function
4. Promoting friendly bacteria in the intestines and encouraging bowel regularity
5. Assisting in weight loss by blocking the breakdown of starch
6. Maintaining the body’s fluid balance
7. Reducing stress
8. It benefits the metabolism of the body. there are many kinds of vitamins in the tea leaves.
9. we can cultivate temperament by drinking tea. It can also help us expel toxin and defer senility.
10. It is helpful to prevent arteriosclerosis and reduce the incidence of coronary heart disease and hypertension.
Most important of all, tea can absorb fat, or when you’re eating foods that are high in fat and drinking it with tea for some reason it absorbs some of the fat, so there have been proved that tea does contribute to weight loss, and that’s why if you go to a lot of Chinese restaurants, they’ll always serve tea with the meal. Since it absorbs fat, plus tea also has anti-oxidants, so it fights fat and cancer to make our body so much healthier.
If your family has cardiovascular disease, don’t miss the good tea. Because there are many studies have confirmed that long-term consumption of chemical ingredients contained in tea thousands, may affect the cardiovascular disease, cancer, stroke, dyslipidemia and other disease morbidity.
Remember, in addition to drinking tea as part of life, the most important thing is to keep this good habit.