Drinking tea has become a tradition for many people in various countries, including Indonesia. Taste
tea that tends to be light, without a bitter aftertaste like coffee, makes tea
often used as a 'substitute' for water as a thirst quencher.
The popularity of tea is able to penetrate the 'limit' because it is easily consumed by people with
various ages and economic status, making tea increasingly explored. Now, there are various types of tea
on the market in order to satisfy the diverse tastes of people for the aroma and taste of tea. Generally, tea
which Indonesians consume is jasmine tea. However, there are other types of tea that are
has extraordinary benefits that you can try, one of which is black tea.
Similar to green tea, black tea also comes from Camellia Sinesis tea leaves. Taste that
produced is not much different, but the color produced by black tea is darker as a result
oxidation process. Not only in terms of color, more oxidized black tea also produces
higher caffeine content. That is why, black tea is also relied on by people who are
don't want to drink coffee but need the benefits of caffeine coffee.
To get healthy benefits, it's a good idea to consume tea that you brew yourself. Because, tea
packaging contains very little tea, contains a lot of sugar, with substance
Here are some of the health benefits you can get when you regularly consume black tea
Healthline a while ago.
Black tea is high in antioxidants. Types of antioxidants that are found in abundance a cup of black tea is polyphenols, catechins, theaflavins, and thearubigins. When consumed regularly, This group of antioxidants can help eliminate free radicals and reduce them damage to cells in the body which in turn can help reduce the risk of disease chronic, such as hypertension, stroke, diabetes, and heart disease. Although many supplements now contain antioxidants, the best way to get them the benefits are through food and drink.
Reduce the Risk of Coronary Heart Disease
According to a research journal in the US National Library of Medicine National Institute of Health, There is sufficient evidence to suggest that 3 cups of unsweetened black tea a day can reduce the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) related to the benefits of antioxidants. Even so, the consumption of black tea should be no more than 8 medium sized cups a day to avoid the side effects of drinking tea such as difficulty sleeping, restlessness, anemia, as well as osteoporosis.
The polyphenol antioxidants present in black tea promote growth good bacteria in the intestine and inhibits the growth of bad bacteria, such as Salmonella. Apart from that, black tea also contains antimicrobial properties that can kill harmful substances in the intestines, which in turn can repair the lining of the digestive tract. Further research is being carried out whether the benefits of drinking black tea associated with increased immune function.
Stabilize Blood Sugar
Consuming large amounts of sugar, especially from sugary drinks, has been proven increases blood sugar levels and increases the risk of type 2 diabetes. When you consume sugar, the pancreas secretes a hormone called insulin for carries sugar to muscles and is used for energy. Unsweetened black tea is believed to be a beverage that can increase usage insulin in the body. a study that looked at the properties of tea and their relationship with insulin and its components found, regular consumption of black tea can increase insulin activity more than 15 times.
Slow Down Cancer Cells
The polyphenols found in black tea can help prevent cell survival cancer. Test-tube studies analyzed the effects of polyphenols in tea on cancer cells. The results suggest that black and green teas can play a regulating role cancer cell growth by reducing the development of new cells. Another study analyzed the effects of polyphenols in black tea on breast cancer. Studies suggests that the benefits of drinking black tea can help treat the spread of tumors breasts that are affected by hormones.