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Black and Green Tea: Which one to Choose?

When deciding which tea is your favorite aside from the main 2 types of teas black and green. There are many different types that you should try.

White tea which is uncured and unfermented. It was recognized as the type of tea with the highest potency of anticancer properties when compared to more processed teas. Then are is oolong tea, studies have shown that the antioxidants from oolong tea have a lower level of bad cholesterol. It is widely advertised for its weight losing properties. Moreover, Pu-erh tea is made from fermented and aged tea leaves. It is also considered black tea, it’s leaves are pressed into cakes. Studies show that pu-erh tea lessens weight again and reduces LDL cholesterol. LDL cholesterol which is known for its contribution in the accumulation of fats in the blood vessels.

There are also herbal teas made from herbs, fruits, seeds or roots which are steeped into hot water. Herbal teas have lower antioxidants when compared to green, white, black and oolong teas but the chemical composition of these teas changes depending on ingredients used. Herbal teas are known from their ability to help lose weight, help fight colds and bring restful sleep. Some examples of healthy herbals teas are Chamomile, Echinacea, Hibiscus and Rooibos (red tea) which help prevent diabetes, vision loss, nerve and kidney damage, and halts the growth of cancerous cells.