Health Benefits of Tea
Ever wondered what’s the whole fuss about tea? It’s been around for quite some time now and is becoming increasingly popular with people across the globe. What makes tea the most celebrated beverage world-wide is not just its refreshing taste and aroma, but also the fact that it could actually save your life!
In Alokozay Tea, you will find all the nutritional properties of this drink preserved and in fact enhanced so that whether it’s green or black tea- it is no less than a medicine for several ailments.
10 reasons why drinking tea is healthy for you:
Treat for teeth
Alokozay Tea is a natural source of fluoride and drinking three to four cups makes a significant contribution to your daily fluoride intake. Regular intake of fluoride can contribute to dental health in both adults and children and help protect teeth and gums from acid erosion and tooth decay (a cause of bad breath).
Whether it’s in its pure form or from our food intake, fluid is vital to life, and whilst humans can survive weeks without food, they can only survive a few days without fluid.
Likewise, drinking Alokozay Tea with its enriched nourishment value is vital for a number of bodily functions including:
Transportation for essential nutrients and oxygen (blood) Excretion of waste products (urine and faeces) Lubrication (joints and eyes) Regulation of body temperature
As a result, it is important that you drink a healthy dose of fluids in forms of water or tea to maintain your health and well being.
Clinical trials conducted by the University of Geneva and the University of Birmingham indicate that green tea raises metabolic rates, speeds up fat oxidation and improves insulin sensitivity and glucose tolerance. In addition to caffeine, green tea contains catechin polyphenols that facilitate the burning of calories.
There is also a suggestion that it can increase endurance in exercise by improving fat metabolism.
Boosts mental alertness
The amino acid L-theanine, found almost exclusively in the tea plant, affects the brain’s neurotransmitters and increases alpha brain-wave activity. The result is a calmer, yet more alert, state of mind.
Boosts immune system
On 21st April 2003, the Brigham and Women’s Hospital released details of a research project which indicated that theanine may help the body’s immune system response when fighting infection, by boosting the disease-fighting capacity of gamma delta T cells. Blood sample analysis found that the production of anti-bacterial proteins is up to five times higher in the tea-drinkers, an indicator of a stronger immune response.
Lowers chances of cognitive impairment
A 2006 study showed that elderly Japanese people who consumed more than 2 cups of green tea a day had a 50 percent lower chance of having cognitive impairment, in comparison to those who drank fewer than 2 cups a day, or who consumed other tested beverages. This is probably due to the effect of EGCG, which passes through the blood-brain barrier.
Lowers stress hormone levels
According to a study by UCL researchers, drinking black tea lowers stress hormone levels. Blood platelet activation, which is linked to blood clotting and the risk of heart attacks, is also lower for tea drinkers.
Reduces stroke risk
Research presented at the International Stroke Conference in February 2009 found that drinking three or more cups of tea per day can reduce the risk of suffering a stroke by as much as 21 per cent. The research, conducted at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), found that drinking green and black varieties of teas has a significant impact on the risk of stroke.
Reduces cancer risk
Research published in April 2009 by the University of L’Aquila suggests that drinking just one cup of regular, black tea per day may help to protect against cardiovascular disease. The research showed that black tea consumption does – depending on dose – improve blood vessel reactivity, reduce both blood pressure and arterial stiffness, indicating a notably better cardiovascular health profile.
Treats bacterial and fungal infections
A study at Pace University reported in American Society For Microbiology (May 2008) found white tea extracts effective at treating bacterial infections, such as Staphylococcus, Streptococcus, pneumonia and dental caries. White tea was also found to be effective in treating fungal infections from Penicillium chrysogenum and Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
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