HealthyAnswers.com Reports Many Health Benefits of Drinking Tea
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Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 11, 2012
HealthyAnswers.com recently reported many health benefits from drinking a variety of teas on a daily basis. Apparently, teas contain a substance called flavonoids which is an antioxidant-like compound that helps the immune system fight disease. They also contain substances, theanine and caffeine, which help boost alertness and brain health.
The most beneficial flavonoids, HealthyAnswers.com states, are found in green tea which, in the last decade, has been research proven to kill the ulcer-causing stomach bacteria H. pylori. This bacteria is also thought to play a role in the development of stomach cancer. Green tea, as well as milder white and black teas come from the same plant – the Camilla sinensis. The plant is native to India and China where these teas are consumed frequently as well as being used in traditional Chinese and Indian Ayurvedic medicine.
HealthyAnswers.com medical expert Mark Rosenberg, M.D. further explains the benefits of certain teas: “Various teas have been used in Eastern medicine for the treatment of many illnesses and conditions as well as to just stay healthy. There are a number of health benefits associated with drinking teas of all types that Western medicine is just now catching on to.
The EGCG chemical compound found in green tea has been proven to be a powerhouse antioxidant helpful in fighting viruses and bacteria, as well as lowering blood sugar and cholesterol, and aiding weight loss as it helps burn fat. EGCG green tea extract is now used in many immunity-boosting supplements like our BodyGuard. Black tea has been thought to protect lungs from smoke damage and risk of stroke. Non-caffeinated herbal teas like African red rooibos and chamomile have been shown to help with sleep problems. Licorice and cinnamon teas have been shown to help with diabetes while St. John’s Wort tea can help ease depression.”
Read more about the health benefits of various teas here.
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