4 Healthy Teas You Should Start Drinking Today

Tea is drunk in many homes and workplaces around the country. The chances are you probably enjoy a few cups of tea yourself each day. The good thing about this drink is that it contains zero calories and has numerous health benefits. But did you know that there are many different healthy teas available? That is why in this article I will be discussing 4 healthy teas that you should start drinking today .

1) BLACK TEA: Black tea is the traditional form of this hot drink. It is often drunk with milk but can be enjoyed without. Drinking this healthy tea has been shown to have a protective effect throughout the body. Black tea has been shown to protect against cancer (particularly breast cancer, prostate cancer and stomach cancer), cystitis (a type of bladder infection), diarrhea (frequent, watery bowel movements), heart disease and pneumonia (inflammation of the lungs), skin infections and tooth decay.

2) GREEN TEA: Green tea has been grabbing all the headlines in recent years due to its cancer fighting properties. The taste does take some getting used to but it is quite refreshing to drink. In terms of cancer, this healthy tea has been shown to prevent bladder cancer, colon cancer, esophageal cancer, liver cancer, lung cancer, pancreatic cancer, prostate cancer and stomach cancer. Green tea has also been shown to prevent other health conditions including arthritis (inflammation of the joints), dental cavities (holes in the teeth caused by decay) and heart disease.

3) ROOIBOS (RED BUSH) TEA: Rooibos tea (also known as red bush tea) is not technically a tea. It is actually a herbal infusion. Whereas traditional teas come from the Camellia Sinensis bush, herbal infusions come from different sources such as flowers, fruits, leaves, roots, seeds and tree bark. Despite not technically being a tea, drinking rooibos still has similar health benefits and has been shown to boost the immune system, prevent constipation and nausea and promote healthy digestion.

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