Strengthens the immune system
By drinking tea you reinforce you immunity. This was proven in a scientific research. Two groups, each of 20 people, had to drink a few cups of tea a day and the other a few cups of coffee. The research was over a period of one month. It was proven that the coffee lovers were more prone to infections.
Prevents strokes and heart attacks
Increased cholesterol is the number one reason for strokes and heart attacks. Tea reduces the odds of something like this happening. People who drink black tea have 70% less probability to have cardiovascular diseases.
Protects the bones and the teeth
As we grow old our bones lose their density and most of the time people suffer from osteoporosis. If you drink tea regularly you will decrease the chances of having bone loss. This is due to the phytonutrients. Thanks to the fluoride, the teeth are less prone to tooth decay. To be clear, we are talking about sugar free tea of course.
Polyphenols and antioxidants are the number one preventers of cancer. The antioxidants cleanse the body, eliminate the free radicals and slow down the aging process.
Less caffeine than the coffee
Tea has three times less caffeine than coffee. One cup of coffee has 135mg of caffeine; one cup of tea has 30-40mg. If coffee causes you to experience insomnia, restlessness and headaches you should switch to tea. All those symptoms will disappear.
Beneficiates the metabolism and has less calories
With so many unhealthy diets chooses in our daily routine our metabolism suffers. We easily gain weight and it is more and more difficult to shed those unwanted pounds. Green tea might be the right choice for you. You can burn up to 100 calories and sometimes even more. Tea is calorie free only if you do not add any sweeteners like honey or sugar.
Sooths and calms the body
After a long day of work an aromatic, warm and tasty cup of tea can make all the worries disappear. It is the best concoction for any place and any time. Keep in mind that it will not cause any unwanted side effects oppose to drinking coffee or alcohol.