Use teas for remedies

Move over coffee, it’s tea’s time to shine. Many different teas have been now shown to have different benefits for the body and mind.

Ginger tea is shown to curb hunger.  The spiciness is shown to reduce appetite and leave a “warm” feeling in the body.  A study shows that in people who consumed ginger tea ate 15 percent less than those who did not.

Hibiscus tea boosts immunity. This tea is full of antioxidants and Vitamin C. Consuming hibiscus tea helps boost the immune system and helps keep skin healthy.

Chamomile tea enhances mood. The flavonoids in this tea help increase mood boosting neurotransmitters like dopamine and serotonin. This helps reduce sadness or feelings of guilt.

Green tea burns fat. EGCG, a potent subject found in green tea is found to inhibit fat absorption and boost the body’s metabolism.

Peppermint tea eases stomach issues. It is found that peppermint oil can help with an upset stomach, bloating, and cramps. The peppermint is shown to relax the muscles and release the pressure along the GI tract.

Whatever your preference of tea, stock up on it! It is bound to help your body in one way or another.

Happy Tea Drinking!

-Kristianna Csatary

Source: http://www.self.com/health/2014/02/slim-down-stay-healthy-with-tea

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