This article oversimplifies the different types of tea. They forgot white, aged, yellow, and purple teas. This article goes over what the last post mentioned that green tea helps with weight loss, liver disorder, Alzheimer’s and type 2 diabetes. It also goes over traditional Chinese and Indian medicinal uses for treating wounds and controlling bleeding, for aiding in digestion and regulating the body temperature. It mentions that green tea may help breast cancer, prostate cancer, ovarian cancer, lung cancer, skin cancer, and colorectal cancer. The article continues with the last post that green tea’s polyphenols are most likely the reason for helping reduce certain cancers with catechins especially EGCGs. It goes into how green tea helps with brain function; fat burning; lowering the risk for Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s; dental health; Type 2 diabetes; and cardiovascular disease. Overall a decent article that focuses on green tea and goes over polyphenols, catechins, EGCG, l-theanine, antioxidants, and caffeine.
Another great article from the Specialty Tea Institute.
Green tea is high in polyphenols, especially flavonoids and phenolic acid. The reason polyphenols are good for you is they help reduce cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular and neurogenerative diseases. Polyphenols are antioxidants that repair free radical damage and also reduces Type 2 diabetes, inflammation, obesity, and heart disease. This is a well-researched article that I got from the Specialty Tea Institute. The article also goes into other foods that are high in polyphenols too.
Researches Prove That People Who Drink Tea Encounter Less Cardiovascular Diseases
This article I got from the Specialty Tea Institute. It does not focus on the health benefits but gives some statistics about who grows the most tea and define what tea is. The other half talks about tea health benefits:
- Tea improves vascular reactivity
- Drinking Tea helps in lowering Cholesterol
- Having Low Risks of Getting Heart Attack
This is a good article about something I have read several times. It is stated pretty well with a good graphic. It deals with green and black tea with green tea helping slightly more than black tea though if you really like black tea and dislike green tea continue with black tea. I already really enjoy green tea and drink almost daily so I will continue. I believe part of the reason some people do not like green tea is that they use bagged tea, use boiling water and leave the bag tea until done drinking. A good quality loose leaf green tea with the correct temperature of water and not oversteeped can taste great. Oh, these articles are courtesy of the Specialty Tea Institute in New York City where I got my certified tea specialist certification from.
Pretty good article about the latest study on fat storage and lowering blood glucose levels. Might have to start drinking more black tea. I want to thank the Specialty Tea Institute for providing me and other people this article. It is one of the advantages of becoming a certified tea specialist. I probably will mainly stick to Oolong and Green teas, but always knew that black tea had benefits too. This article proves some of its benefits.
My favorite quote in the in the whole article is
Brew up a heart-healthy potion
No magic is needed to brew up a cup of green or black tea. Drinking one to three cups of tea per day may help lower your risk of heart problems, reports the AHA. For example, it’s linked to lower rates of angina and heart attacks.”
The other tips are very wise also. If you have a history of heart issues doing a few if all of the tips will help you greatly. It is easier to prevent than to treat with medicine most health issues.