You’ll remember from my Science Backed Secrets article that EGCG is a huge deal from the disease fighting perspective…but did you also know it’s great for weight loss! Let’s dive into this topic a little more!
If you have been on the Internet lately, chances are you have seen your favorite celebrities talking about the ‘teatox’ and how amazing it is.
The ‘teatox’ has real merit- though you don’t have to purchase celebrity endorsed products to take part in it. Tea is actually filled with amazing benefits for your body. It has lots of healthy nutrients plus it gives you the gentle caffeine boost you need to get through the day.
Hollywood was not the first to discover the amazing properties of tea leaves. Tea has been the drink of choice of both royals and their subjects in Asia for thousands of years. It slowly made its way across the world to Great Britain and Europe where it became synonymous with high culture. Eventually, it wound up in America where it is now becoming an important part of people’s lifestyle habits.
Full of antioxidants, tea is not just a quick pick-me-up but a serious addition to anyone’s health regime. It has less caffeine than coffee, can reduce the risk of heart attack and helps keep your body hydrated.
Even though it offers so much, there are actually only four types of tea leaves: black, green, white and oolong. Continue Reading