There is plenty of research showing that drinking tea can actually improve your health.Tea is one of the most popular drinks in Asia and especially in India, we all love its taste and flavor.
Everyone loves to drink tea and think that it provides freshness. However, many health benefits are provided alongside. Some of them are as follows:
1. Tea contains antioxidants.
Tea contains anti oxidants in amounts that are beneficial for humans. Anti oxidants help one to protect themselves from harmful pollutants and they help prevent the body’s version of rust. White tea, which is less, processed than green or black tea is more beneficial in case of anti oxidants.
Antioxidants work to prevent the body’s version of rust and thus help to keep us young and protect us from damage from pollution.
2. Tea has less caffeine than coffee.
Tea especially herbal tea is popular but it is advantageous over coffee. As we, all know that coffee contains caffeine that is harmful for the nervous system but tealeaves contain almost 50 percent less amounts of caffeine. A chicory root tea known, as Teeccino tastes similar to coffee so if one wants to switch from coffee to tea one can easily give that a shot as this tea will provide a kick of energy without the caffeine.
3. Tea helps with weight loss
Well! This fact is not very well researched but some studied have shown that tea can also help reduce weight. Herbal tea such as Green tea come to your rescue here.
4. Tea helps to protect bones
Recent studies conducted on animals have shown that tea leaves could also be used to protect bones especially Moringa, a plant native to South Asia. It has been known for its medicinal properties. It contains more calcium than milk, along with iron, vitamin A and K also.
5. Tea may boost the immune system
Thanks to its anti bacterial and anti fungal properties basil tea has been prescribed by the Ayurvedic practitioners over the centuries to help one cure minor diseases like cold, cough, etc. Even mild fever can also be cured with this magic drink.