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5 Super Teas with Super Health Benefits


There are many types of tea in the world and with its growing popularity in the Americas, the options for tea-time feel limitless. Limitless options is not only a good thing for your taste buds, but it’s also good for the variety of benefits you can receive from drinking different types of tea. Many teas contain antioxidants, which are known for lowering your risk of several chronic diseases—such as certain types of cancer, diabetes, and high cholesterol.

Here are five super brews with spectacular health benefits…

 

1. Rooibos

Rooibos falls under the category of herbal tea. The tea leaves come from a type of bush that grows in the Southern part of Africa. Rooibos is flavorful with a slight nutty taste and a vibrant red color, but this tea is also got some excellent health benefits.

For those of us who are sensitive to caffeine or who want a warm drink but not the stimulant, rooibos is for you. It’s a caffeine-free type of tea and it’s a good source of antioxidants. Researchers from WebMD claim that drinkers of rooibos tea gain protection against heart disease and cancer by consuming rooibos tea regularly.

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