Indulge in the many flavours of tea and clear your mind – naturally.
For those of us who are always in work mode frenzy, a cup of tea is our perfect answer. Well, for some, that is. Ever since I gave it a sip, I have fallen in love with its many flavours and effects in my body. Not to mention the kick of adrenaline I get before I hit my mat (s/o #YOGADAVAO #THISISOURYOGA). Yes, I take a cup before I do my weekly yoga routine.
Aside from it being a thirst-quenching drink, a tea functions in more ways than one. When it comes to our health, tea plays a big role in assuring us of a bright future. Here are 10 things we should know aboutTEA!
TEA FIGHTS FREE RADICALS
Tea is believed to contain high anti-oxidants that wage war on “free radicals” present in our bodies. Whatthey do is prevent our bodies from harming our healthy cells.
TEA UPS OUR IMMUNITY
The moment you feel a cold, cough of flu kicking in, grab a cup. An amino acid present in tea (theanine) activates our cells’ first line of defence. In the process, lessening our risk of infection. Perfect, right?
TEA IS AN ANTI-INFLAMMATORY
It is believed that tea lessens the development of bone injuries and arthritis in our body. It reduces the swelling and possible inflammation.
TEA KEEPS OUR HEART HEALTHY
Teas lower our risk of heart diseases. Mainly, it improves the function of our blood cells. Not only do you savour the flavours of the earth but more so, help our body be in tip top shape.
TEA KEEPS US HYDRATED
If you cannot keep up with the number of glasses you need in a day, why not drink at least 2 or 3 cups of tea a day to help you satisfy your daily water intake. What are you waiting for?
TEA HELPS FIGHT THE BIG C
Studies show that tea fights the big C. The present anti-oxidants keep cells healthy hence disallowing the growth of cancer cells.
TEA MAKES THE BONES HEALTHY
Like calcium, the flavonoids in teas increases bone mineral densities.
TEA HAS THAT KICK
Just like how I feel when I’m on my mat, teas increase alertness and improves focus and concentration. Also, teas bring more oxygen to the brain.
TEA KEEPS US SLIM – I have to take this in mind.
If you want to shed off some pounds – just like me!- teas might do the trick. It helps burn fat and increase metabolism. Thank God for teas.. just like what I’m having one.
TEA MAKES TEETH STRONG
Did you know that teas contain fluoride that benefits your teeth. How? By killing bacteria and plaque formation. More so, teas help reduce the risk of bad breath. Now, talk about a healthy new you!
Want to make the most out of a party with your friends?
Take it a notch higher with a TEA Party!
Discover a new lifestyle with your tea! Keep a couple of mixes and experiment. Personalize your cup with fruit slices, honey or even a pinch of cinnamon powder. Want to be bold? Add your favourite milk (mine is almond/soy milk!) and make your own milk tea at home. You’ll never know what flavour you’ll discover. So, what’s your favourite tea flavour?