Let's face it, life boils down to a few important decisions that we all have to make every single day.
Things like, rise and shine or 5 minute snooze?
Work out now or work out later?
Black shoes or white shoes?
Highway or back roads?
While these decisions may be easy-peasy, one of the most toughest daily questions, as we land in our kitchens every morning, still remains: What will I drink today?
Don't get me wrong we all enjoy a good cup of coffee, or a pop every now and then. But with these 5 compelling reasons to drink tea, we're convinced that tea pays off better, and might become your more obvious choice going forward.
Here are our top 5 reasons you should be drinking tea everyday!
Our body is made up of about 70% of water and tea is about 99% water. Dehydration is the starting point many non desirable things. Feeling lethargic, skin issues, and overall health problems can connect to a lack of drinking water. So if you're a person who doesn't enjoy drinking water, studies have shown that tea can hydrate equally as well as water does. Now, we don't recommend skipping your water. But if you drinking a cup of quality tea, you'll definitely help your body feel a little more quenched.
2. The Antioxidants:
As you may already know, tea contain naturally occurring antioxidants that helps your body fight free radical cells that can cause cancer and can link to other life threatening diseases, like heart problems. We know what you're thinking... I've heard all this before. But we thought we'd give you a little nudge and remind you that drinking tea helps your body in so many wonderful ways. It may be a good idea to hit that kettle now...
3. The Benefits:
Have you ever applied for a job and they hire you and tell you that you have to wait 3 months before you get their "benefits"? Well... tea is that employer that blows you away with benefits from day one.
For example, if you are low in iron, a Rooibos tea can immediately help get more essential minerals like iron and magnesium in your body. Want to kick start your metabolism? Explore the world of Oolong teas, which help speed up your metabolism and burn fat a little faster. And if you want to unwind, nothing helps settle your mind as quickly as sitting down and taking the first beautiful sip of your favourite herbal tea.
4. Support Developing Economies:
Tea is mostly grown in the developing world, and creates millions of jobs in rural areas, where coming across work can be tough. By law in India, tea workers must be supplied with housing, access to healthcare and education, clean water and food. In fact since most tea plantations are in such rural areas, it's almost a given that workers have to be provided with all the basic necessities of life in order to work. So why not sip on something that m
5. For the Children:
Now this one's especially for the parents. The cold hard truth. Whether we like it or not, our children look up to us and mimic what we do. If we continue to indulge sugary sodas and juices, guess what they'll be asking for? However if we switch our habits and slowly train them to enjoy something that build their health, like tea, we are helping create positive healthier habits in both our lives and theirs.
When it comes to tea and why we should drink it the list could be endless.
But the number one reason above all is health. Our health is our wealth and we must protect it with intensity.
To good health, and good tea!