According to Healthline.com, black tea is one of the most popular drinks in the world; second only to water. It is derived from the Camellia sinensis plant. Although it has less caffeine than coffee, it has a stronger taste and flavour than other teas.
Because it includes antioxidants and other substances that may help reduce inflammation in the body, black tea also has a number of health advantages. These are:-
Possesses antioxidant properties
A wide range of health advantages is associated with antioxidants. Consuming them can lessen cell damage and assist the body get rid of free radicals. In the end, this could aid in lowering the risk of chronic illness.
Black tea; among other foods and drinks includes a form of antioxidant called polyphenol. The major sources of antioxidants in black tea include catechins, theaflavins and thearubigins; which may improve general health.
Consuming antioxidants may assist in decreasing the risk of chronic disease and improving your overall health.
Might improve heart health
Flavonoids; a different class of antioxidants found in black tea are good for heart health. Flavonoids are also present in dark chocolate, red wine, fruits and vegetables in addition to tea. Regularly consuming them may help lower several heart disease risk factors such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, raised triglyceride levels and obesity.
Black tea could enhance intestinal health
Studies have indicated that the kind of bacteria in your gut may be crucial in lowering the risk of a number of illnesses including cancer, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity and inflammatory bowel disease.
By encouraging the growth of beneficial bacteria and preventing the growth of harmful bacteria, the polyphenols included in black tea may contribute to the maintenance of a healthy gut.
Black tea may also have antibacterial characteristics that help heal the lining of the digestive tract, fight off pathogens, enhance gut flora and boost immunity.
May aid in lowering the risk of cancer
Black tea's polyphenols may aid in promoting cancer cell death and slowing the progression of some cancers. Drinking tea is related to a decreased risk of mouth cancer; according to research done looking at how tea affects cancer risk.
Read more :https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/black-tea-benefits#benefits
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