There’s a reason why tea is the most consumed beverage in the world. It’s time we discuss all the benefits of starting your day off with a cup (or six) of your favorite brew.
- For starters, it wakes you up without any caffeine-induced jitters or anxiety. Plus, tea contains healthy antioxidants that help you fight off diseases and other nasty conditions like diabetes.
- Tea also contains anti-inflammatory properties, which can help you beat chronic diseases and ailments like arthritis, asthma, high cholesterol, and ulcers.
- Drinking tea helps your skin look younger and more radiant by helping to reduce free radicals in the body that cause you skin to age prematurely.
- It kills bacteria that causes odor in your mouth and increases energy levels during workouts and throughout the day. It also keeps your teeth brighter throughout the day by reducing plaque buildup on teeth due to their natural fluoride content
- Tea improves digestion and alleviates abdominal discomfort. Drinking tea also helps cure stomach ulcers by stopping the production of acid that cause the painful inflammation.
- Drinking iced tea keeps your body from losing vital fluids when you’re feeling hot and sweaty. For optimum health, really hot tea is recommended because it’s both cool and healthy for you!
- Tea improves circulation, thereby helping your body get rid of excess fluids, which improves heart functioning too!
- According to studies, drinking tea can make you live longer by keeping your arteries free of plaque and cholesterol build-up. It also lowers your risk of developing fatal high blood pressure
- Iced teas like lemon, mint, and ginger can calm an upset stomach by soothing painful gastric contractions. Their aromatherapeutic properties can also effectively ease stress and depression caused by anxiety.
- Tea has less sugar than coffee or other beverages, so it won’t spike your blood sugar levels as much as the other drinks. Plus, it’s an antioxidant-rich beverage that helps keep you healthy and happy.
So, drink up! Tea’s good for your health. Make sure to consult with a physician before adding any new beverage into your diet, though. Check our guide on picking the best glass teapot for you!