Tea is the 2nd most popular drink in the world, after water. Not only is tea low on calories, some of its beneficial aspects can be found in the polyphenols it contains.
Polyphenols are known for their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
They help :
- reduce the risks of breast and prostate cancer ;
- reduce articular pain ;
- limit cholesterol ;
- reduce stress ;
- heighten senses ;
- help digestion.
Tea usually contains vitamins C, E and B, as well as beta-carotenes, polyphenols and chlorophyll.