The benefits of tea for your health
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The following benefits of tea for your health:
1. Tea contains antioxidants
Antioxidants play a role in maintaining the body’s condition so they are not exposed to free radicals so that they can help slow aging and protect from damage caused by pollution.
2. Tea has less caffeine than coffee
Yes, tea has less caffeine compared to coffee. The caffeine in tea also varies depending on the type. A cup of green tea (24-45 mg) contains less caffeine compared to black tea (14-70 mg)
3. Tea can reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke
Based on a new study published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, tea can help reduce heart disease and stroke risk. Drinking tea, especially green tea, three or more times a week, can significantly improve overall heart health
4. Tea can help you lose weight
Drinking tea can either support weight loss or maintain a stable weight because drinking tea can replace consuming drinks containing calories and high sugar.
5. Tea helps maintain bones
Flavonoids found in tea help strengthen bones. This condition is because flavonoids accelerate the development of new bone cells, thereby inhibiting bone erosion.