Benefits of Drinking Tea

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If you are cold, tea will warm you;
if you are too heated, it will cool you;
If you are depressed, it will cheer you;
If you are excited, it will calm you

― William Ewart Gladstone

Stay Healthy with a cup of Ceciliyan Tea

 

In addition to the natural inducement of peace and tranquility, the chemical composition of tea offers a number of health benefits.

Researchers have found that tea has disease fighting properties. Unique phytochemicals (Plant Chemicals) found in tea helps decrease the chances of developing:

  • Cancer
  • Bone Density Reduction
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Heart Disease

Phytochemical compounds are powerful anti-oxidants which mop up free radicals – harmful molecules involved in a number of different types of disease including diabetes and aging.

Other health benefits

Apart from being a low calorie drink, the mineral content in tea gives it nutritional value. With manganese, zinc, potassium and magnesium found in tea, it makes an important contribution towards the daily human mineral requirement.

Also contained in tea is Vitamin B, E, K and P. Vitamin P helps strengthen capillary blood vessels.

For more, see what the BBC and CNN news agencies report:

Recent Articles
Tea ‘healthier’ drink than water – BBC, Aug 24, 2006
Tea ‘good for teeth’ – BBC, May 22, 2002
Tea good for the bones – BBC, May 13, 2002
Tea ‘could help prevent cancer’ – BBC, Apr 9, 2002
Tea may protect against Parkinson’s – BBC, Apr 17, 2002