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The benefits and harms of tea

Today we talk about tea, the drink, which has won worldwide love. Each of us has his favorite tea category, black or green, white or Puer, yellow, or oolong tea. All of the names - a kind of processing the tea bush from which the raw material is prepared for further brewing. In general, the tea, which benefit and harm - the main theme of this article, a very versatile drink, the taste of which is impossible to predict. It depends on the variety of tea leaves, a method of brewing, as well as additives that accentuate flavor beverage. In the market it is difficult to meet the tea of Russian origin, the only exception is the Krasnodar tea, cultivate on small plantations of the region. The main suppliers of tea in our country are China, India, Japan, Turkey, is also widely Ceylon tea (manufacturer - Sri Lanka), as well as Indonesia and Vietnam.

Does the important role for our health drink bush tea, what tea is considered to be the most useful, how to brew tea without errors and all it is necessary to use this popular drink - look at all these issues in detail right now. The chemical composition of tea, its nutritional value Calories 100 g of tea - 140 kcal. Index too high at first glance, because tea is entirely plant material. But for a drink - it's low in calories, given that in the cup of boiling water we use 3-4 grams of raw materials. Therefore, the question of calories a ready to drink tea is not appropriate. But it is worth remembering that when added to the sugar drink or cream tea significantly increases the energy value. The nutritional value of the tea are: Fat - 5.1 g; Proteins - 20 g; Carbohydrates - 4, the unique taste of tea provide tannins, are included in it. These include tannin, in many black tea catechins and polyphenols. The percentage in tea can contain up to 30% tannins, which is quite an impressive number. Tannin most affect the taste, giving it a tartness and slightly spicy touch. Green tea tannin twice that for example, in black.

This substance is healthily affects the mouth, reduces inflammation, kills bacteria, and because of astringent stops bleeding gums, heals microcracks. Due to the content of essential oils, tea has a light fragrance, which opens when brewing. Essential oils have a positive effect on the nervous and endocrine system, acting on them as a mild sedative. Brew a cup of strong tea, drink it hot, sip by sip - and you immerse yourself in a real relaxation. Tea - an excellent antidepressant, drink magically help restore power after an uneasy day of work. Tea contains many vitamins and macro / micronutrients in the structure that makes it a valuable beverage. Tea is recommended for daily use in the absence of contraindications. Vitamins: Vitamin A - 0,05 mg; Vitamin B2 - 1 mg; Vitamin PP - 8 mg; Vitamin B1 - 0,07 mg; Vitamin A - 50 g; Vitamin C - 10 mg. Macro / minerals: Potassium - 2480 mg; Phosphorus - 824 mg; Calcium - 495 mg; Magnesium - 440 mg; Sodium - 82 mg; Iron - 82 mg; Fluoride - 10,000 micrograms. Important! The ideal temperature for brewing black tea - 80-85 degrees Celsius. Green tea requires a higher water temperature - 110 degrees. tea infusion time should be 4-5 minutes.