What You Should Know
The first cup of tea was probably brewed in China over 5,000 years ago. Since that time the process has remained basically unchanged except for the variation produced in the 1904 St. Louis World Fair when ice was first added to tea. There are two general types of tea. Tea leaves are taken from the camellia sinensis plant and dried to produce black teas. Sometimes the leaves are steamed and then dried to produce green tea. While each contains very important flavonoids, black tea contains more complex flavonoids than green tea. Today there are many companies making and selling tea. Asian Sun is one such company.
List of Ingredients
Some of the vitamins and nutrients that would make up Asian Sun tea include caffeine, tannin (flavonols), theophylline, theobromine, saponins, polyphenols – particularly catechins, carotene, vitamin C, vitamins A, B1, B12, K and P, flouride, iron, magnesium, calcium, strontium, copper, nickel, and zinc. These ingredients will appear in varying levels depending on the age of the leaf when it was harvested and the place it was cultivated.
Tea is drunk all over the world in a huge variety of forms. It has only been in the last century that tea was put into bags for seeping. Today you can find it in bags and liquid concentrates. Some companies include green tea in skin applications because of its medical benefits. Asian Sun tea is sold to be drunk hot or iced. You can sweeten it, or not. In all its forms it retains many useful benefits.
- Much research has been done on the medical benefits of tea. Researchers from such places as Boston University School of Medicine and the National Defense Medical College in Saitama have linked the drinking of tea to a variety of health benefits:.
- Insulin enhancement.
- Suppressed blood sugar levels.
- Protection against UV light damage.
- Help against heart disease and stroke.
- Help against initiatory stages of cancer.
- Antibacterial effects in your digestive system.
- Tooth protection.
- While many things are going for someone about to sip some Asian Sun tea there are some other things to be considered.
- Most teas contains high levels of caffeine that may affect you for up to 5 hours and could be dangerous to someone a special diet.
- The weight loss associated with green tea is minimal amounting to only 70-80 calories a day. At that rate it would take over a month to lose 1 pound.
Asian Sun tea has many benefits for a person who is seeking a healthier lifestyle. While causing little weight loss itself, green tea does stimulate thermogenic fat burners which is important in substantial weight loss.