Did you know?
Aside from water, black tea is one of the most consumed beverages in the world.
Black tea is a type of tea that is more oxidized than oolong, yellow, white, and green teas. Black tea is generally stronger in flavor than other teas. t comes from the Camellia sinensis plant and is often blended with other plants for different flavors, such as Earl Grey, English breakfast, or chai. It’s stronger in flavor and contains more caffeine than other teas.
Black tea contains a group of polyphenols that have antioxidant properties. Consuming antioxidants may help decrease the risk of chronic disease and improve your overall health.
Black tea contains flavonoids, which are beneficial for heart health. Studies have found that regularly drinking black tea may help reduce the risk of heart disease.
LDL and HDL are two types of lipoproteins that carry cholesterol throughout the body. Too much LDL in the body can increase the risk of heart disease and stroke. Studies have found that black tea may help reduce LDL levels.
The gut houses trillions of bacteria and the majority of your immune system. Polyphenols and antimicrobial properties found in black tea may help improve gut health and immunity.
High blood pressure can cause many health complications. Drinking black tea regularly may help decrease systolic and diastolic blood pressure, but research is mixed.
Stroke is the second leading cause of death globally. Fortunately, in many cases, it can be prevented. Studies have found that black tea may help reduce the risk of stroke.
Insulin is a hormone that is secreted when you consume sugar. Black tea is a great non-sweetened beverage that can help improve the use of insulin and reduce blood sugar.
Black tea contains polyphenols, which may help fight cancer cells in the body. Although consuming black tea will not cure cancer, it may help decrease cancer cell development.
Black tea can help improve focus due to its content of caffeine and an amino acid called L-theanine. This amino acid increases alpha activity in the brain, which can help improve focus and alertness.
Making black tea is simple and takes only a couple of minutes. You can use either tea bags or loose leaves and adjust the taste to your preference.
Here is the best way to make quality black tea!
Ingredients (Depending on the number of people you are serving)
Hope you liked the tea and your ‘me time’!