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The Importance of Drinking Black Tea

Too much of something is harmful. We all love drinking tea but its better when we take the tea in moderation. Black tea has extremely low caffeine contents and also contain other contents such as fluoride that allows oral and bone health, and flavonoids, which are also found in apples in larger amounts. Unlike green tea, black tea once processed eliminates all antioxidants existing in it.

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Black tea being the most consumed drink means it also has many benefits such as:

  1. Oral health

Black tea reduces plaque formation as well as restricts bacteria growth that promotes the formation of cavities and tooth decays. Polyphenols found in black tea hinder the growth of bacteria enzymes that form the sticky-like material that binds plague to our teeth thus surpassing cavity causing bacteria.

  1. Tea has less caffeine than coffee

Coffee has two to three-times the caffeine content in tea, and we all need less caffeine due to the side effects that caffeine has. If drinking coffee gives you jitters, causing indigestion or headaches or interferes with sleep, just switch to tea.

  1. Reduces your risk of heart attack and stroke

Drinking tea may help keep your arteries smooth and clog-free, since unwanted blood clots formed from cholesterol and blood platelets cause heart attacks and strokes.

  1. Tea protects and keeps your bones healthy.

Phytochemicals found in tea lowers the probability of developing arthritis. Therefore, drinking tea for years strengthens the bones even after adjusting for age, body weight, exercise and other risk factors.

  1. Tea boosts your immune system

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Tea drinkers have a higher immune system and the system is able to fight off infections such as influenza, stomach flu and other infections.

  1. Tea protects against cancer

The polyphenols, catechins and antioxidants found in tea helps in fighting some types of cancer such as the ovarian cancer for women.

  1. Tea is a calorie-free drink

For a satisfying calorie-free beverage, tea is a good choice. Tea does not have any calories unless added sweetener or milk.

  1. Tea promotes a healthy digestive track

By improving your immune system, tannin also have a therapeutic effect on gastric and intestinal illnesses and helps decrease digestive activity.

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