International Tea Day: Here are some Benefits of TEA

 SMTV Desk 2018-12-15 18:01:51  Tea, International Tea,
International Tea Day: Here are some Benefits of TEA

Hyderabad, December 15: We all knew that, For tea lovers, a cup of hot tea is an integral part of the rhythm of life. Even though there are many variations, India is essentially bound together by their love for this hot, refreshing beverage.

International Tea Day is celebrated on the 15th of December every year and the fact that a beverage has a day allotted to it in the calendar speaks volumes of its importance.

Let s find out how Tea helps in improving our health.

Tea and hydration

A cup of Tea is a good way to intake the right amount of fluids in the body. It keeps you hydrated as it has a higher content of water than other beverages. The importance of the body staying hydrated cannot be stressed enough, it is important for good skin, good hair, good metabolism, and for all body systems to function properly.

Tea and aging

Antioxidants are very important as they help in driving out the toxins from the body, slow down aging, help in healing of the body internally, and some are even believed to help with keeping cancer at bay. Tea contains antioxidants that can help the body stay healthier for longer if consumed in the right amount and in the right ways. Also read Lemon and ginger detox tea for weight loss: Drink this health elixir to melt belly fat and cleanse your body

Tea and stress

Tea contains caffeine that can lower stress and improve short-term memory. Another wonderful characteristic of tea is that it has a less caffeine content than coffee and therefore is healthier for the nervous system. Consumption of caffeine beyond the right limit can lead to insomnia, faster heart rate, upset stomach, or restlessness. Tea has considerably less caffeine than coffee and thus is a better choice when you are looking to refresh yourself from a tiring day. Participants in a study experienced a 20% drop in cortisol, a stress hormone, after drinking 4 cups of tea daily for one month.