Top three benefits of tea

Have you ever wondered about what tea does to your overall health? Well, let me tell you it is a no secret that drinking a cup of tea is good for your overall wellbeing. For several years now, tea has been a vital beverage and also a traditional medicine.

Researchers have done immense study on the health benefits of tea and their findings suggest: this hot beverage helps to cure numerous illnesses like cancer, reduces heart stroke, prevents blindness, strengthens your bones and many more.

In this article, let us look at top three benefits of drinking tea.

•    Lowers cortisol levels- One of the less known benefits of tea is it helps in lowering the level of cortisol in your body. Cortisol is a steroid hormone, which is responsible for skin ageing and increase of fat in your belly. Drinking on a regular basis helps to minimise the impact of cortisol in your body and it always slows down the process of aging.

•    Reduces the risk of heart strokes- Drinking a cup of tea preferably black or green have shown to reduce the risk of heart stroke.

•    Boosts immune system- One of the essential health benefits of tea are it boosts the immune system. It keeps infections like cold and cough at bay. Tea also helps destroy free radicals in your body, as it is rich in oxygen radical absorbance capacity.

-Akhila Kakarala
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