5 Teas You Should Be Drinking

Tea has been noted as the top consumed beverage in the world. Studies have shown that tea can help prevent some cancers, it can reduce the risk of heart attack and tea even helps to prevent stress. This beverage also helps to keep you hydrated. If you’re searching for better health, add some of these healthy teas to your daily diet.

Green Tea

If you’re looking for a tea to boost your metabolism, look to green tea. A recent study posted in the journal of Nutrition found that tea drinkers who combined two to five cups of tea with a 25 minute workout for 12 weeks lost more weight than their non-tea drinking counterparts. Green tea contains catechins, a type of natural antioxidant. These natural antioxidants help the liver burn through fat and convert it into energy.

Green tea has even been linked to helping prevent high blood pressure and heart failure and can promote healthy cells.

Black Tea

Black tea helps boost the immune system and it contains tannins that help fight viruses like the stomach flu and influenza. Not only can black tea improve overall heath, this drink helps reduce the amount of cortisol in our bodies, which helps us destress.

Unlike highly caffeinated drinks like energy drinks or coffees, black tea can help boost energy without all of the sugar, caffeine and chemicals.

Oolong Tea

Drinking this light, floral tea can help you metabolize lipid fats quicker which aids in weight loss. According to OrganicFacts, oolong tea can reduce obesity.  This natural tea, packed with antioxidants, also contains lots of vitamins like carotin, potassium, manganese, copper as well as vitamin A, B, C, E and K.

The antioxidants present in oolong tea promotes strong bones and this tea can even improve the look and health of your skin.

Mint Tea

Crush your cravings by sipping mint tea. According to a study published in the journal of Neurological and Orthopaedic Medicine, the scent of mint can actually suppress your appetite. The study found that people who breathed in the mint scent every two hours were more likely to lose weight, up to five pounds a month.

Also, mint tea can help remedy upset stomachs including bloating and can help aid in digestion.

White Tea

White teas are one of the least processed teas made and white teas are a rich source of antioxidants. A study published in the journal of Nutrition and Metabolism found that white tea can help break down fats and block the formation of fat cells in the body.

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