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Tea boosts exercise endurance. Scientists have found that the antioxidants in green tea extract increases the ability of the body to burn fat as fuel, which helps for improved muscle endurance.
Drinking tea could help reduce the risk of heart attack.
Tea could also help protect against certain types of diseases. The antioxidants in tea could help protect against a lot of cancers, including breast, colon, colorectal, skin, lung, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, pancreas, liver, ovarian, prostate and oral cancers. But don’t rely solely on tea to keep a healthy body — tea is not a miracle cure, obviously. A few studies have shown that this is true.
Tea helps fight free radicals. Tea is high in oxygen radical absorbance capacity, which means that it helps destroy free radicals; they damage DNA in the body. While our bodies are designed to fight free radicals on their own, they’re not 100 percent effective.
Tea is hydrating to the body even though it has caffeine in it.
Drinking tea is linked with a lower risk of disease. When concidered with other factors like smoking, physical activity, age and body mass index, regular tea drinking was associated with a lowered risk of Parkinson’s disease in both men and women.
Tea could provide protection from ultraviolet rays. We know it’s important to limit exposure to UV rays, and we all know what it’s like to feel the burn, but green tea could act as a back-up sunscreen.
Tea can keep the waist under control. In one study, people who regularly consumed hot tea had lower waist circumference and lower BMI than people who don’t. Scientists speculate that regular tea drinking lowers the risk of metabolic syndrome, which increases the risk of diabetes, artery disease and stroke.
Regular tea drinking might also counteract some of the negative effects of smoking and might even lessen the risk of lung cancer, still don’t smoke.
Tea could be helpful to people with Type 2 diabetes. Studies suggest that compounds in green tea could help diabetic people process sugars better.
Tea can help the body recover from radiation. One study found that tea helped protect against cellular degeneration upon exposure to radiation, then another one found that tea can help skin bounce back after it was exposed to radiation.
Green tea has been found to improve bone mineral density and strength.
Tea might be an effective way to help prevent and treat neurological diseases, especially degenerative diseases. While many thing influence brain health, polyphenols in green tea may help maintain the parts of the brain that regulate learning and memory.