Friday, April 27, 2012

Benefit of Tea

Tea is a beverage typical of the people of Indonesia. These drinks are often used as a banquet in a variety of events. But behind the variety of taste, tea also has many benefits. This range benefits from drinking tea.

There are different kinds of tea are consumed by the public. Not only that, the tea also contains many natural chemicals that have various benefits.

Here are some natural chemicals and the benefits of drinking tea, as reported by timesofindia :

1. Dilation of blood vessels
Flavonoids in tea can improve blood vessel dilation, which causes the heart function better.

2. Reduce the risk of stroke
Consume 3 to 4 cups of tea per day may reduce the risk of ischemic stroke by 21 percent.

3. Regeneration of the skin
Polyphenols are abundant in green tea can reactivate dying skin cells and protects the body from the ravages of aging and the effects of pollution.

4. Anti-cancer properties
Antioxidant polyphenols found in tea also has anti-cancer properties.

5. L-theanine
L-theanine found in green and black tea can assist in calming the mind and helps you to focus on the task.

6. Strong Teeth
Tea also contains fluoride which can make teeth stronger. Oolong tea from China, contain the most catechins, antimicrobial compounds that could prevent caries or cavities. Another type of tea that have antimicrobial properties that most closely to Oolong Tea is Black Tea.

7. Against Flu
Black tea may increase the body's fight against the flu.

8. Lose weight
Tea, if no milk, no calories, helping to reduce weight.