7 Healthy Reasons to Drink More Tea ...

If you've been looking for reasons to drink that extra cup of tea, look no further. Guest contributor Sheena brings to you 7 healthy reasons to drink more tea!

1. Antioxidants

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Tea contains high levels of antioxidants, which aid in cell regeneration. Some studies indicate they may even prevent cancer!

2. Metabolism

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Tea speeds up your metabolism, particularly green tea. This is an added bonus to the fact that it contains no calories.

3. Nervous Nancy

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Tea can calm you down when you’re nervous. A nice, hot mug of tea at the end of a long, stressful day can do wonders for your state of mind!

4. Better Skin

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Tea will make your skin look better. Studies indicate that the antioxidants in tea may help keep acne at bay and improve your skin's overall appearance.

5. A Happy Immune System

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Tea helps boost your immune system. If you are looking to get sick less often, tea is the beverage for you.

6. Sleepy Sally

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Tea can help you sleep better at night. Insomniacs should try rooibos at night before they go to bed.

7. Better Teeth

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The tannins in fluoride and tea help fight tooth decay. Drink more tea, end up with a better smile!

In addition to all of the above, don't you notice that tea drinkers in general seem to be more happy, energized yet relaxed? Tea is no longer your "grandmothers choice of beverage", studies show it is the fastest growing consumed beverage! Hopefully you will enjoy this beauTEAful beverage too !

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