Tea may reduce the risk of Parkinson’s Disease
New studies are suggesting that regular tea consumption may help protect the body from developing this neurological disorder.
Tea can prevent food poisoning
Catechin, one of the bitter ingredients found in green tea has been shown to effectively kill the bacteria which cause food poisoning and minimize the effects of the toxins that are produced by those bacteria.
Tea can lead to the inhibition of HIV
New research from the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology has found that a substance found in green tea may inhibit the HIV virus from binding and can be a healthy part of a suppression regiment.
Tea may help prevent diabetes
There is some evidence to suggest that green tea helps lower the risk of getting Type 2 Diabetes, though future research is needed to confirm the association.
Tea can lower blood sugar
Tea contains catechin and polysaccharides which have been demonstrated to have a noticeable effect on lowering blood sugar.
Tea can prevent iron damage
Those suffering from iron disorders like haemochromatosis may be helped by drinking tea, which contains tannins that limit the amount of iron the body can absorb.
Tea can help with nasal decongestion
If you’ve got a bit of a cold, drinking black tea with lemon may help clear up some of the congestion that’s bothering you. Just make sure your body doesn’t become dependent on the treatment.