Which Types of Tea Can Help You to Live Longer

Which Types of Tea Can Help You to Live Longer?

Green Tea

Green tea is an excellent source of catechins, antioxidants reduce inflammation and keep cardiovascular diseases, cancer and diabetes at bay. With the reduced risk of these chronic diseases, you are more likely to live longer. Catechins also help the body delete plaques from the blood vessels. This promotes healthy blood pressure levels, reducing the likelihood of heart disease and stroke, both of which cause premature deaths.

Peppermint Tea

Peppermint tea is a powerhouse in the medical space. It contains menthol that promotes digestive health. Brimming with antibacterial, antiviral and antioxidant properties, peppermint tea can also make you less susceptible to cancer and other chronic diseases.

Ginger Tea

Ginger tea contains gingerols, compounds that are best known for their ability to fight nausea, arthritis and chronic pain. Gingerols can also treat or prevent hypertension, cancer and diabetes, which are among the leading causes of death.

Chamomile Tea

Chamomile tea is finding a place in our list of teas that increase longevity due to its antioxidant and antibacterial properties. Taking this tea is associated with a reduced risk of cancer and other chronic diseases. Chamomile tea can also alleviate digestive problems.

Elena Ognivtseva
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I believe that nutrition science is a wonderful helper both for the preventive improvement of health and adjunctive therapy in treatment. My goal is to help people improve their health and well-being without torturing themselves with unnecessary dietary restrictions. I am a supporter of a healthy lifestyle – I play sports, cycle, and swim in the lake all year round. With my work, I have been featured in Vice, Country Living, Harrods magazine, Daily Telegraph, Grazia, Women's Health, and other media outlets.

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