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6 Teas You Should Drink Regularly In The Morning If You're In Your 50s And 60s

A plant-based beverage that has been proved to have numerous nutritional characteristics, according to the author of The Essential Guide to Healthy Healing Foods, who lives in Chicago. The majority of tea contains plant components known as polyphenols, which are antioxidants that contribute to the health benefits of tea. According to the Mayo Clinic, phytochemicals, such as polyphenols derived from plants, may play a role in shielding cells against cancer-causing compounds as well as preventing or delaying cell damage.

Drinking tea at least three times a week, according to a study published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology in 2020, was connected with a longer life span and a lower chance of developing cardiovascular disease. Meanwhile, a study published in the Journal of Aging in 2019 discovered that regular drinking of the following tea helps to maintain optimal cognitive function. In particular, people in their 50s and 60s are concerned about the deterioration in numerous body functions that occurs as a result of ageing and bad food choices; as a result, certain varieties of tea are highly recommended.


1. Green tea is a good source of antioxidants.

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Due to the presence of antioxidants such as catechin and epigallocatechin gallate in green tea, it is considered to be one of the healthiest beverages available. These compounds can help to protect heart health by improving blood circulation and metabolism, lowering blood pressure, lowering LDL cholesterol, and inducing apoptosis in certain types of cancerous cells. Because of this, it lowers the chance of heart attack, lung cancer, heart disease, and breast cancer, among other things.


2. Ginger tea (also known as ginger ale)

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Ginger tea is a delicious beverage that is made from ginger root, which is known for its medicinal properties. Ginger root is widely used in traditional Chinese medicine. Gingerol and similar substances found in ginger roots have been shown to promote digestive health, reduce inflammation in the intestines and stomach, cure nausea, and even prevent osteoarthritis in certain cases, according to research. Ginger tea can be relished in combination with other herbal components such as turmeric, lemon, and mints, not only for the sweetness, but also for the health benefits that these ingredients provide.


3. Rooibos tea (also known as red bush tea).


Rooibos tea, also known as red bush tea, is a sweet South African tea that contains a high concentration of polyphenols, vitamin C, aspalathin, and essential minerals such as magnesium and calcium. This combination of nutrients helps to fight free radicals, aid in weight loss, alleviate pain, improve skin and bone health, control and prevent diabetes, and streamline digestion, among other health benefits. It has been demonstrated in studies that the antioxidants in rooibos tea help to minimize oxidative stress, protect the liver, and promote overall health.


4. A cup of black tea

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Black tea, like green tea, has been shown to have significant health advantages in a variety of research studies. This is due to the high concentration of nutrients like as L-theanine and polyphenols, which give long-lasting energy while also lowering the risk of coronary heart disease, alleviating digestive difficulties, and encouraging the growth of beneficial gut bacteria, among other benefits.


5. Hibiscus tea is a refreshing beverage.

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Hibiscus is a beautiful flower tea with a flavor that is comparable to cranberries, and it has therapeutic properties as well. It has been shown that the phenolic chemicals and flavonoids present in hibiscus tea can aid to inhibit tumor formation and eliminate free radicals, thereby slowing the aging process and improving heart health. In another study, researchers discovered that drinking hibiscus tea can considerably lower both systolic and diastolic blood pressure.


6. Tea with peppermint leaves

Peppermint tea is created by steeping the leaves of peppermint plants in boiling water. According to some research, peppermint tea includes a chemical known as methanol, which has been shown to alleviate bloating and relax the digestive tract. Because of its phenolic components, such as flavonoid and rosmarinic acid, it can help to relieve pain and inflammation while also promoting digestion.

This is why it is recommended that these various forms of tea be drank in the morning at least three times a week, particularly by elderly individuals in their 50s, 60s, and older, in order to promote their overall health.


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