BENEFITS OF WHITE TEA
White tea is made in a similar process as green and black teas.
The leaves for white tea are steamed instead of roasted.
As the leaves steam, they turn white, hence the name white tea.
There are many health benefits of drinking white tea, but here are the top five.
In a study, participants who drank at least 4 cups of white tea daily had a lower risk of heart disease.
1. Decrease risk of cardiovascular disease
White tea is low in fluorine, which causes brittle bones as it binds calcium & can lead to osteoporosis.
2. Improve bone health
Being rich in antioxidants, white tea helps fight inflammation and reduce the risk for some types of cancer.
3. Prevent cancer
White tea contains catechins, a type of antioxidant found in green and black teas.
4. Promote weight loss
These antioxidants protect the body from free radicals, which could lead to cancers and obesity.
White tea is rich in antioxidants and a source of flavonoids, which help prevent aging.
5. Prevent aging
Antioxidants are believed to counteract the affects of free radicals, which can contribute to cancer and other disorders.