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The Health Benefits of Drinking Tea… Fact or Fiction?. By: Payton Seelinger. What is tea?. Camellia sinensis. History of Tea. Discovered in 1 st millennium B.C. Brought to America by Peter Stuyvesant Chinese Emperor Shen Nung.

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what is tea
What is tea?

Camellia sinensis

history of tea
History of Tea
  • Discovered in 1st millennium B.C.
  • Brought to America by Peter Stuyvesant
  • Chinese Emperor Shen Nung
variety of tea
Variety of Tea
  • Black Tea
  • Green Tea
  • Oolong Tea
  • White Tea
the process of making tea
The Processof Making Tea
  • Pick best leaves as

buds and young leafs

  • Withering
  • Rolling
  • Roll Breaking
  • Oxidation (Fermentation)
  • Drying
benefits of drinking tea
Benefits of Drinking Tea
  • Black Tea
  • Green Tea
  • Oolong Tea
  • White Tea
benefits of drinking black tea
Benefits of Drinking Black Tea
  • Reduces Blood Cholesterol
  • Saves arteries
  • Sooths arthritis
  • Stimulates the immune system
  • Breaks down fat in the body
  • Inhibits cancer growth.
  • Reduces inflammation.
  • Fights viruses.
benefits of drinking green tea
Benefits of Drinking Green Tea
  • Lowers the Risk of:
    • High blood cholesterol
    • High blood pressure.
    • Coronary heart disease and strokes
    • Tooth decay
    • Viruses
    • Lung, stomach, esophagus, duodenum, pancreas, liver, breast, colon, and skin cancers induced by chemical carcinogens
benefits of drinking oolong tea
Benefits of Drinking Oolong Tea
  • reduced the signs of inflammatory disease and artery disease.
benefits of drinking white tea
Benefits of Drinking White Tea
  • Reduce blood sugar
  • Help prevent the symptoms of diabetes
  • Promotes Healthy Teeth and Gums
  • Promotes Healthy Skin
  • Antibacterial & Antiviral
  • Strengthens Bones
  • Heart Protection
  • Lower Blood Pressure
  • Lower Cholesterol
  • Reduces risk of Cancer
antioxidants in tea
Antioxidants in Tea
  • Tea is a great source of anti-oxidants, which help defend the body from:
    • Free Radicals
    • Heart Disease
    • Cancer
    • Plaque in the mouth
drawbacks of drinking tea
Drawbacks of drinking tea:
  • Black Tea
  • Green Tea
  • Oolong Tea
  • White Tea
quick fact
Quick Fact:
  • Coffee has over 2x the amount of caffeine as any kind of tea
  • Herbal Tea is actually not a tea at all
tea vs coffee
Tea VS. Coffee
  • Coffee increased the risk for health declining factors such as coronary morbidity
  • Tea had the opposite affect, and was beneficial to the body.
  • In the liquid form, Coffee has more caffeine than tea.
caffeine in tea
Caffeine in Tea
  • Determined By:
    • Variety of tea leaf
    • Where the leaf is grown
    • The size and cut of leaf
    • How you brew the tea leaf
boh plantations
BOH Plantations
  • 1st highland tea garden in Malaysia
  • Plants, processes, packs and markets its own premium brands.
sources
Sources
  • http://www.ajcn.org/cgi/content/abstract/71/6/1698S?ijkey=e8a5994b89ecdf802648df67994b5dc2b0cda00a&keytype2=tf_ipsecsha
  • http://holistic-nutrition.suite101.com/article.cfm/health_benefits_of_drinking_tea
  • http://archives.cnn.com/2000/HEALTH/alternative/06/19/tea.healthy.wmd/
  • http://jech.bmj.com/cgi/content/abstract/53/8/481
  • http://www.healthchecksystems.com/antioxid.htm
  • http://www.tributetea.com/faq.asp
  • http://www.fda.gov/FDAC/features/296_tea.html
  • http://www.teabenefits.com/