*Sniffs my cup of tea*
Whether you just love tea (like me) or want to find ways to improve your digestion and weight loss efforts, you came to the right place. These 5 teas have amazing health benefits and are something you should definitely add to your diet.
1. GREEN TEA
Ah yes. The popular green tea. It’s low caffeine content and tremoundes health benefits makes it one of the best teas and is consumed widely around the world.
It is great for digestion because it has antioxidant properties, specifically, epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) which promotes healthy digestion. Green tea happens to be the tea that has the most EGCG! You may notice bloating and even inflammation reduced after drinking green tea. It’s that good! This overall helps with weight loss. Plus, it also is great for skin! So why not give it a go! Simply get some green tea bags and brew them.
2. GINGER TEA
Most asian mums would serve some nice, warm ginger tea if their children are having gas or stomach cramps.
And it’s actually not just a folks tale. Drinking hot ginger tea will alleviate symptoms of stomach discomfort and get rid of bloating and gas. Sometimes it’s not that you have extra fat, it’s just that you’re bloated. So thinly slice some ginger and add it to hot water. If you find it a little hard to swallow, try adding a few drops of honey and even slices of lemon. It’s going to pack tons of nutrients in just 1 cup. You can also buy pre-made ginger tea powder.
3. CHAMOMILE TEA
Besides being a natural sedative that helps to calm you down, reduce anxiety and promote relaxation, chamomile tea is another tea that is great in helping with digestion.
According to studies, it was observed that chamomile even helps treat irritable bowel syndrome and diarrhea. Acid reflux is no longer a problem too thanks to chamomile’s anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial capabilities. All of this is going to help maintain a good digestive system so you can maintain your weight. Did you know that it also has anticancer properties? Amazing right! So please grab a cup of chamomile now.
4. OOLONG TEA
Oolong tea is a famous type of Chinese Tea. There are also bubble teas that are made with oolong tea!
It is great in speeding up metabolism which helps with digestion and weight loss. Oolong tea is also awesome at minimising symptoms of acid reflux and breaks down fat! It is also high in antioxidants to help with digestion, skin health and overall wellbeing.
5. PU’ER TEA
Another famous Chinese Tea that goes back a thousand years. It is fermented and roasted to give that bold and signature dark color.
Pu’er tea is an excellent drink to boost liver health, reduce cholesterol and help with digestion. It breaks down the greasy or oily foods that you eat which aids in the digestion process. That’s why you always see Pu’er tea served at Chinese Restaurants. It is a healthy drink to have after a huge meal.
So which one will you try today? Remember to sniff and enjoy the fragrance of the tea right before sipping, it makes it better ahahaha!