R īgas Stradiņa Universitāte Pres e ntation made by Rehabilitation Faculty Student from 59 group Valentina Sosnovska TEA - TO DRINK OR NOT TO DRINK?
Contents Types of tea + and – Nutritional facts of tea Interesting facts about tea How to steep tea
TYPES OF TEA Teas from China Black teas*, Green teas**, Oolong teas*, White teas, Flavored teas, Compressed teas. Exceptions: Lapsang Souchong*, Keemun* , Gunpowder** etc.
Teas from India and Sri Lanka TYPES OF TEA Ceylon teas . Exceptions: all others teas. mostly B lack teas , Green tea (1% of total production), I ndia n tea s. Exceptions: Assam and etc.
TYPES OF TEA Other Tea Producers South Africa Indonesia Japan Ice Tea *
+ Nutritional facts about tea 17% intake for calcium 5% for zinc 22% for Vitamin B2 5% for folic acid (B6) 5% for Vitamins B1 Caffeine Polyphenols include flavonoids * Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) * F luoride * - Nutritional facts about tea Caffeine
Green tea : prevents clogging of the arteries, burns fat, counteracts oxidative stress on the brain, reduces risk of stroke, and improves cholesterol levels. Black tea : protects lungs from damage caused by exposure to cigarette smoke. It also may reduce the risk of stroke.
White tea : Uncured and unfermented. One study showed that white tea has the most potent anticancer properties compared to more processed teas. Oolong tea : In an animal study, those given antioxidants from oolong tea were found to have lower bad cholesterol levels.
Herbal Teas Chamomile tea: may help prevent complications from diabetes, like loss of vision and nerve and kidney damage, and stunt the growth of cancer cells. Hibiscus tea: lowered blood pressure in people with modestly elevated levels. Rooibos (red tea): A South African herb has flavonoids with cancer-fighting properties.
Interesting facts about tea Iced Tea has more calories, than boiled tea. A dding milk to tea will block the normal effects in protecting cardiovascular disease . Tea without milk and sugar can raise your body temperature and momentarily cause an increase in perspiration, which cools the skin.
Interesting facts about tea Adding citrus to the tea causes more of the catechins to be absorbed. Herbal tea is not derived from the leaves of the Camellia plant . The proper term for this type of beverage is "tisane."