Mistakes You Make While Drinking Tea; These Are The Correct Ways To Drink Tea

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The moment you wake up in the morning you need a strong cup of tea to give you that stimulation to wake you up from sleep. For sure this is the common need or say it is an urge that most of us are addicted to.

But do you know drinking tea at odd hours can actually affect your health in a negative way? So what is the correct way to drink tea? This article will explain about a few of the mistakes that we make while drinking tea and also about the correct way to drink tea.

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You wake up in the morning you want tea, you feel sleepy you want tea, while you are working you need tea and then you have guests at home you drink tea along with them. Drinking tea might provide a positive stimulation for the brain but at the same time it has a negative impact on one's health.

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You keep drinking cups after cups of tea but do you know drinking too much of tea is bad for our health? Like the alcohol we drink, tea might give that stimulation to the brain but when there is overdose of alcohol then it might harm the body. In a similar way an overdose of tea will also harm the body.

Here is a list of common mistakes that most of us make while drinking tea. Take a look.


1. Drinking Tea On An Empty Stomach:

Drinking tea on an empty stomach increases the acidity level in the body. This leads to an increase in the free radicals that are cancer causing and leads to fast ageing. One needs to drink water as soon as we wake up. Only after half an hour one could drink tea.


2. Drinking Over Boiled Tea:

What most of us do is drink tea that is over boiled and strong and this is a major mistake that most of us make. This causes stomach acidity. The correct way to drink tea is to first boil water properly, only then add tea just before taking it off the oven.


3. Adding Herbs In Tea:

We add herbs like tulsi in the tea assuming that it is good for one's health. But this is yet another mistake we make. The caffeine content in the tea prevents absorption of the health benefits of these herbs.


4. Drinking Tea Immediately After Food:

What we normally do is drink tea immediately after food. This is wrong. This helps prevent the absorption of nutrients in the food that we have just consumed. One should drink tea only half an hour after the meal. This helps in digestion.

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Story first published: Thursday, December 15, 2016, 8:40 [IST]
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