8 benefits of tea
1. BOOST METABOLISM
Tea can boost exercise endurance. Scientists have found that the catechins (antioxidants) in green tea extract increase the body’s ability to burn fat as fuel, which accounts for improved muscle endurance.
2. PROTECT AGAINST CANCER & DISEASES
Drinking tea can reduce the risk of heart attacks and protect against cancers, fight free radicals, lower the risk of Parkinson’s disease, counteract some of the negative effects of smoking, assist in the prevention and treatment of neurological and degenerative diseases.
Despite the caffeine, tea is extremely hydrating to the body.
4. WEIGHT LOSS
Regular tea consumption will keep your waist circumference in check and assist in weight loss. In one study, participants who regularly consumed hot tea had lower waist circumference and lower BMI than non-consuming participants.
5. GREAT FOR DIABETICS
Tea is beneficial to people with Type 2 diabetes as it can help them better process sugars.
6. BONE HEALTH
Tea can improve bone mineral density and strength.
7. PROTECT AGAINST UV
Tea can provide protection from ultraviolet rays, acting as a back-up sunscreen, and also help the body recover from radiation.
8. BEAUTIFUL SKIN
The antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties of tea can help combat wrinkles and the signs of aging.