The Lasting Benefits of Tea

Updated: Sep 25

There are a variety of health benefits from drinking tea - find your favorite below!


Did you know that drinking just one to two cups of tea a day can have lasting effects on your health. In fact, certain teas lower cholesterol, support weight loss and may even reduce risks of heart disease, cancer, diabetes. A few of the most common teas include green tea, black tea, oolong tea, and white tea. These teas, derived from the Camellia Sinensis plan, contain various antioxidants, specifically flavonoids and EGCG which have both been proven to fight against free radicals. Below are some specific benefits of each type:


GREEN TEA

  • High concentration of EGCG

  • Slows the growth of of bladder, breast and pancreatic cancer

  • Reduce the risk of brain disease and neurological disorder

  • Reduce the risk of stroke


BLACK TEA

  • Highest Caffeine content

  • Protects lungs against cigarette smoke

  • Reduce the risk of stroke


WHITE TEA

  • Anticancer properties

  • Rich in antioxidants

  • Lowering insulin resistance

  • Combat skin aging

OOLONG TEA

  • Lowers cholesterol

  • Weight loss supplement

  • Decrease risk of Type II diabetes

  • Protects against cancers



Try adding a cup or two of tea to your diet to have these lasting benefits! To learn more about benefits, visit GLIM’s website, schedule an appointment, or book a free intro call today! Teas are also available on Fullscript, through the GLIM website!


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