The beneficial properties of tea
Since ancient times people know the healing properties of tea. Modern science has identified in the tea beverage over 300 biologically active compounds, can have a beneficial impact on the human body. The most important of them are:
1. Vitamins. The tea leaf contains almost all the vitamins, and the highest amount of vitamin C, B1,B2 and PP. The concentration of vitamin C in the tea leaf is 4 times higher than in lemon juice, and in combination with
vitamin e, ascorbic acid is well absorbed and retained in the human body.
2. Tannins. More than thirty of polyphenolic compounds, particularly tannins.
3. Proteins and free amino acids. For protein tea is not inferior to bean crops.
4. Alkaloids. The higher Continue reading
Have a white tea a large number of useful properties. This made him so popular in traditional Chinese medicine several centuries ago. In the rest of the world this kind of tea came not so long ago, but that didn’t stop him immediately gained popularity among connoisseurs. Many people like not only a thin, lightweight, almost transparent aroma of the infusion. For most important beneficial effects.
Antioxidants are special molecules that protect cells from damage by free radicals resulting from the decomposition of substances. Free radicals damage DNA, trigger and exacerbate the aging process. Antioxidants neutralize them, providing us with a long and healthy life, reducing the risk of development of oncological diseases, pathologies of the cardiovascular system. chronic inflammations.
Since white tea is almost not processed after collection, the number of beneficial antioxidants in it is much higher than even the popular green tea.
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What could be nicer, after a long winter walks with wet mittens, the snow boots with a Cup of something hot, sweet and incredibly delicious. Perhaps, in any country in the cold autumn and winter there is a tradition of warming
drinks, and each of them has its own special flavor. And the best part is that most of these drinks you can prepare at home, and from this they will, of course, only tastier!
My small collection I would like to start this off the traditional Russian and old, but somehow forgotten, beverage. For the first time the drink is mentioned in the Slavic annals than a thousand years old! It would seem that the drink is extremely easy to prepare – it consists of only honey, water and herbs. However to find the right proportions and the right combination of spices is not so easy, Continue reading