What is the benefits of drinking tea ?
- Can reduce the risk of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease and death
According to research reports, Japanese researchers from 1994 on a place more than 40,000 40 years old to 79 years old in the follow-up survey found that compared with one day less than 1 cup of tea, drink more than 5 cups of green tea Of men had an average risk of death due to cerebrovascular disease by 22%, women fell by 31%, with the most significant decrease in cerebral infarction, a 42% reduction in men and a 62% drop in women. According to the British “Daily Mail” reported that a new study found that drinking 3 cups a day, can reduce the risk of myocardial infarction 70%. Finland and France also have research reports show that drinking 2 to 3 cups a day, can reduce the risk of stroke risk.
- Have the effect of lowering cholesterol and blood pressure
Researchers at the University of Hong Kong have found that drinking tea can reduce blood cholesterol levels by 25%. There is also a study of the relationship between drinking tea and the incidence of hypertension found that people do not drink tea, the incidence of hypertension is 10.55%, often drink tea for 6.95%, tea does have a certain antihypertensive effect.
- Help reduce the risk of diabetes
Researchers conducted a long-term follow-up of 17,000 men aged 40 to 65 years old. They found that drinking more than 6 cups of green tea a day was less than a week, and the risk of diabetes was reduced by 33%. Also have information to introduce, with cold water bubble green tea drink, the effect of prevention and treatment of diabetes better.
- Help prevent Alzheimer’s disease
Tea has a protective effect on brain cells, tea can effectively delay the brain degradation, help to maintain the health of the brain blood vessels. Recent studies have shown that drinking tea can improve memory and prevent Alzheimer’s disease.
- Have antihypertensive and anxiolytic effects
Modern life work fast pace, pressure, often cause anxiety, tension, irritability, depression and other mental and psychological symptoms. Green tea contains theanine, which is a sedative relaxing agent that helps the brain to increase gamma waves, gamma waves can help control anxiety, improve attention, improve mental state and overall function, generally 3-4 cups of green tea Can contain 100-200 mg of theanine, which makes green tea in the anti-stress and anti-anxiety have a better effect.
- Can improve immunity
Harvard University researchers pointed out that for 2 consecutive weeks to drink 5 cups of tea a day, the body will produce a large number of antiviral interferon, its content is not 10 times the tea people, this can resist the infection of the protein can improve the body Immunity and effectively help the body to resist the flu.
- Can improve the bactericidal force
May 2008 there is a report, Egypt, some scholars with “green tea plus antibiotics” test of 28 kinds of bacteria. The results showed that green tea can increase the antibiotic resistance, the highest bactericidal efficiency can be increased more than 3 times, and also reduce the resistance of various pathogens.
- Have slimming effect
Researchers found that drinking tea for more than 10 years compared with those who do not drink tea, men’s body fat ratio decreased by about 20%, women can reduce 30%. In the tea to lose weight is not a good thing! Not only that, tea or a good protective effect on the skin beauty agent, drink tea people beautiful.
- Other health effects
Tea can also eliminate fatigue, refreshing, eyesight, digestion, diuretic detoxification, to prevent dental caries, eliminate bad breath, tea or alkaline drinks, is conducive to the correction of acidic body
- Tea polyphenolsIs the most content of tea in a class of soluble ingredients, but also tea to play its health care efficacy of the most important material, the most typical representative of catechins (phenol), with antioxidant (eliminate oxygen free radicals), anti-inflammatory, reduce the heart Vascular disease incidence, prevention of cancer, lowering blood pressure, reduce body fat formation, antibacterial, change the intestinal flora ecology and many other effects. Studies have shown that after drinking a cup of tea for half an hour, the antioxidant capacity of blood (the ability of antioxidant free radicals) increased 41% to 48%, and in a high level of state for one and a half hours.
- Tea pigmentMainly including chlorophyll, β-carotene, etc., with anti-cancer, anti-aging and beauty and so on.
- TheanineCan improve brain function, enhance memory and learning ability. Alzheimer’s disease (Alzheimer’s disease), Parkinson’s disease and autonomic dysfunction have a preventive effect.
- Tea polysaccharideIs a complex mixture of ingredients. Tea polysaccharide with anti-radiation, increase the number of white blood cells, improve the role of immunity, but also lower blood sugar. Folk flow of hot tea governance practice of diabetes, the main is to play the role of tea polysaccharide.
- Alanobutyric acidIn the natural tea content is not much, but the tea after processing its content increased significantly. The main effect of urethane-aminobutyric acid is to dilate blood vessels to reduce blood pressure, it can be adjuvant treatment of hypertension. It can improve the blood circulation of the brain and enhance the metabolic capacity of brain cells, which helps stroke (stroke), cerebral arteriosclerosis sequelae and other rehabilitation.