Top 10 Reasons to Drink Tea 2018-09-16T19:31:20-07:00

Top 10 Reasons to Drink Tea

  1. Drink your Tea. It contains vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. One cup of tea has less than half the caffeine of coffee and is easier on the body. Tea may not give you the fast kick that you get with a cup of coffee, it does boost your energy and your immune system.
  2. Here are more reasons to drink your tea today.
  3. Tea contains antioxidants. Tea’s antioxidants protect your body from the ravages of aging and the effects of pollution.
  4. Tea has less caffeine than coffee. Coffee normally has two to three times the caffeine of tea An eight-ounce cup of coffee contains around 135 mg caffeine while tea only contains 30 to 40 mg per cup.
  5. Tea may reduce your risk of heart attack and stroke. Blood clots formed from cholesterol and blood platelets cause heart attack and stroke. Drinking tea may help keep your arteries smooth and clog-free, kind of the way a drain keeps your bathroom pipes clear. A study from the Netherlands found a 70 percent lower risk of fatal heart attack in people who drank at least two to three cups of black tea a day compared to non tea drinkers.
  6. Tea gives you a sweet smile. Tea contains fluoride and tannins that may keep plaque at bay. Add unsweetened tea drinking to your daily dental habits (brushing and flossing) for healthier teeth and gums.
  7. Tea bolsters your immune System. Drinking 5 cups of tea may help your body’s immune system fight off infection.
  8. Tea protects your bones. A study found that people who drank tea for 10 or more years had the strongest bones, even after adjusting for age, body weight, exercise, smoking and other risk factors.
  9. Tea protects against cancer. The antioxidants found in tea,have cancer-fighting effects. No hard proof but with the potential protective effects of drinking tea you should add it to your daily drnks.
  10. Tea helps keep you hydrated. Keeping hydrated is important and there’s nothing like a tall glass of iced tea.. Tazo’s Zen green tea or Passion tea make great Iced drinks.
  11. Tea increases your metabolism. Green tea has been shown to increase metabolic rate so you can burn 70 to 80 additional calories by drinking just five cups of green tea a day.
  12. Tea is calorie-free. Enough said.
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