With a cup of tea in hand, everything is possible!
A hot cup of tea is perfect for making your inside feel all warm and fuzzy, and an iced tea will make you feel so refreshed at the start of your day. If you’re as passionate about tea as us, you’ll love this post!
Tea is such a versatile drink. You can have it hot or iced, with “bubbles,” flavors or sweeteners added. There are a ton of variations of tea — black, green, and white are the most common, so you can never get bored of it. And if you aren’t a tea fan, here’s how consuming tea everyday can be beneficial for you.
Africa’s 14 tea-producing countries come up with a total production of 654,000 tons of tea in 2017. While showing a growth rate of 25.8 percent over the past 10 years, the total African tea production represents only 11.2 percent of the world production of tea, which is dominated by China and India. Drinking tea every day reduces the risk of heart ailments such as heart attacks and strokes. Drinking four or more cups of green tea have shown significant reduction in heart attack and stroke risk. Teas like black and green tea have ten times the antioxidant content of fruits and vegetables. Did you know that green, black and white all come from the same plant-Camellia sinensis bush, but how are they are processed after the harvest gives them different aromas and flavors. Presence of antioxidants such as catechins and ginseng can help shed some extra kilos. Certain herbal teas such as chamomile tea have anxiety-relieving properties that can help relieve stress and anxiety. The combination of L-theanine and caffeine has shown to increase alertness up to two hours after consumption. Herbal tea is technically not tea at all. These brews typically contain flavorful, beneficial ingredients and contain no caffeine at all! So, if you have been resisting another cup of tea after your last one, go grab one! Let us know if you have some unknown facts about tea, by commenting below