Here is an image of the traditional Turkish Tea. I've found some benefits online and thought I'd share it with you. Have you ever had Turkish Tea? Also if you do drink Turkish Tea, when do you usually drink it? 👀
Health Benefits of Turkish Tea 💪🏼
Heart Health 🫀
Black tea can help reduce the risk of stroke and improve your heart health. Black tea contains flavonoids, which are phytonutrients that contain antioxidants. These flavonoids can help reduce LDL; the "bad" cholesterol that: contributes to heart attacks and strokes. Drinking two to three cups of black Turkish tea every day can help reduce these risks. Black tea also lowers blood platelet activation, which leads to the formation of blood clots (and heart attacks!). It can also help lower the risk of hypertension.
Prevents DNA Damage 🧬
Tobacco and toxic chemicals can cause DNA damage. The antioxidants from Turkish tea, however, can block this DNA damage from occurring.
Lower the rise of Diabetes & Obesity ↘️
Consuming one to two cups of Turkish tea a day can also lower the risk of diabetes and obesity. The EGCE within black tea can also affect fat metabolism. This can increase fat oxidation, boost exercise performance, and prevent obesity.
Decreases Stress 😶
The top tea-drinking company of the world is Turkey, at nearly seven pounds per person, per year. This can contribute to lowering the stress levels of the country's local population. Sip and de-stress. Black tea can help reduce levels of cortisol, which is the body's stress hormone. The amino acid L-theanine in black tea also boosts concentration. With a regular cup of Turkish tea, you can lower acute stress. This also benefits chronic illnesses that are associated with high-stress levels. After a long day, soothing your mind and body with a relaxing, warm cup of Turkish tea.
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