Pinnacles of sipping a cup of tea!
Tea has become the go-to beverage of our day to day lives. While most of us have included drinking tea as a habit in our daily routines, this culture has been included since time immemorial and people are coming up with new varieties and flavours of tea almost every now and then because tea is not only appreciated for its taste but also for the health interests that it sustains. From our skin to our core, from our physical well-being to our mental healthiness, here are some of the common benefits of including tea in your daily regime:
- It contains antioxidants: Antioxidants have several benefits- it naturally fights the process of ageing, flushes out the harmful toxins, regenerates and rejuvenates the cells and sometimes can also work to keep some categories of cancer away.
- Calms the mind down: Tea contains an extract called amino acid L-thiamine that is found to have positive effects upon the attention cells of the brain that consequently helps in increasing ones focus.
- Cures headache and irritation: We often find people taking resort to tea when they are experiencing a headache or is tired because of a long day of work. Red tea especially helps in reducing irritations and inflammation in the body.
- Protects against cancer: Many researchers have found that consuming green tea on a regular basis helps at protecting cancers like prostrate, breast and lung cancer. Even though no amount of measures can prevent cancer if it has to happen, but we can always use this as prevention.
- Improves the condition of teeth: Tea contains tannis and fluoride that helps in reducing plaque buildup and tooth decay. Tea and a good oral hygiene routine will help your teeth and gums to be healthier for long.
- Increases metabolism: It is a common notion among people that green tea accelerates the rate of losing weight. This is absolutely true. It not only boosts up the metabolism to a certain amount but also helps in burning 80-100 calories extra every day when it is consumes.
- Can lower blood sugar level: Catechin and hemochromatosis available in tea, in some cases, helps lowering the blood sugar level.
- A relief to your cold: If you have caught a cold and consequently have a headache and clogged nose from the same, intake of tea will prove to be a huge relief. It increases the immune activity of the body as compared to coffee.
- Contains lesser amount of caffeine than coffee: If you are someone who cannot do without some amount of coffee to go about through the tea, tea is a better option than coffee to provide you with energy and optimum amount of sleep after the end of the day.
- Lowers stress: Studies have shown that the cortisol hormones drop by about 20% after drinking at least four cups of tea daily for a month.
- Reduces risk of cardiovascular diseases: It has been recently calculated that about 60% of the tea drinkers have reduced chances of stroke or heart attack as tea prevents blood clots in the veins of the heart and its surrounding blood vessels.