Health Benefits and Side effects of tea
Health Benefits and Side effects of tea

Health Benefits and Side Effects of Tea

Tea is one of the world’s most beloved beverages.

The most popular varieties are green, black, and oolong — all are made from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant.

Tea has been used for its healing properties in Traditional medicine for centuries. Moreover, modern research suggests that plant compounds in tea may play a role in reducing your risk of chronic conditions, such as cancer, obesity, diabetes, and heart disease.

Nutritional Value of Tea

Tea is a very rich source of anti oxidants especially polyphenol in some category. It is totally caffeine free and have almost zero calories. Different categories are enriched with different minerals such as vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, potassium, copper, manganese, zinc and magnesium. Some categories have vitamin B,E,K along with folic acid, niacinamide and alpha hydroxyl acids.

Several research have shown that a variety of teas may boost your immune system, fight off inflammation, and even ward off cancer and heart disease.

While some brews provide more health advantages than others, there’s plenty of evidence that regularly drinking tea can have a lasting impact on your wellness.

Mentioned below are the health benefits of Tea

1. Anti inflammatory

2. Boost mental health

3. Control Diabetes

4. Fight obesity

5. Healthier heart

6. Prevents Cancer

7. Skin Problems

8. Improve bone health

9. Helps in hydration

Though moderate tea consumption is a very healthy choice for most people, exceeding 3–4 cups (710–950 ml) per day could have some negative side effects.

Side Effects of Drinking Too Much Tea

1. Reduced iron absorption

2. Increased anxiety, stress, and restlessness

3. Poor sleep

4. Nausea

5. Heartburn

6. Pregnancy complications

7. Headaches
8. Dizziness

9. Caffeine dependence

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