Sipping a cup of piping hot tea with some biscuits or fritters (pakora) is every Indian family's evening ritual and we take it very seriously. Tea is the second most consumed beverage after water globally and is associated with multiple benefits and advantages. Studies show that different kinds of tea have different benefits for the immune system, heart health, skin benefits, and more. While some enjoy drinking tea as a mere beverage with breakfast or evening snacks, the benefits of tea are immense and can ward off multiple illnesses major and minor. The most common types of tea consumed globally are black, green, oolong, and white tea which are made from the camellia sinensis plant which is the botanical name for the tea plant. You may have seen numerous herbal teas that are prepared by adding essential herbs, spices, flowers, fruits, and more to the 4 main types of teas. In this article we discuss the various kinds of tea, the benefits of tea, and how can you prepare different types of tea.
We have established by now that drinking tea has been beneficial in many ways to individuals. Let us dig deeper to understand the positive impacts of drinking tea on your body.
If you are a tea lover and can not go without your cup of chai here are some quirky and interesting facts you must know about tea:
Consumption of tea has many advantages but an excess of anything leads to an imbalance in the body leading to health issues. As global boundaries are blurred and social media becomes the primary source of information for the upcoming generations it is necessary to understand the importance of steering clear of fad diets and antioxidant teas that claim instant weight loss and perfect figure as they are laced with laxatives and may cause health issues. Avoiding bubble teas and excessive sugar teas is essential as they might spike your blood sugar levels.