More than just a cuppa.
As well as being wonderfully refreshing, tea is also a very healthy drink and is therefore one of those rare delights - something that tastes good and actually IS good!
Here are some of the dry facts regarding tea's health giving powers:
So there you are, tea is pretty healthy stuff and you can even incorporate it as part of a healthy diet regime free of guilt! For more information regarding the healthy benefits of tea visit: www.teahealth.co.uk. There are many links to all sorts of interesting research results and reports in this site.
Also, at the time of writing, it has recently been agreed that tea helps to cool you down in hot weather by raising perspiration levels which assist in taking heat away from the body by evaporation (cooling hot cuppa combats summer heat). It's about time we caught up with this fact! Many people living in hot countries around the world have known this for a very long time. They consider a nice hot cup of 'chai' as just the ticket for a refreshing drink during the heat of the day. So, during the next scorcher, rather than reaching for the coldest soft drink you can find, with all it's attendant unhealthy ingredients such as sugar, aspartame etc., why not brew up a cuppa and get your body to cool itself down?