oolong tea health benefits

Oolong tea is a traditional tea that was originated in Asia. It’s made from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant. It’s the same plant used to make green tea and black tea. The main difference being is in how the tea is processed.

“What type of tea it is, depends on the amount and type of antioxidants. Green tea is high in a class of antioxidants known as catechins. Antioxidants in black tea are theaflavins and thearubigins. Oolong tea falls in the middle, regarding the antioxidant amounts.” Source: Medical News Today

Consuming Oolong tea has many important health benefits for your health. People use oolong tea to treat obesity and diabetes because of its unique catechin (an antioxidant) and caffeine content that increases your body’s fat-burning potential and raises your metabolism for up to 2 hours after drinking it. Oolong tea also contains polyphenols that help block fat-building enzymes. (Study Source: Journal of Nutrition).

Other benefits of Oolong tea includes fighting off free radicals, supporting a healthy heart, fighting obesity and diabetes, preventing cancer, reducing inflammation, supporting healthy brain function, and improving bone density. People who drank this and other types of tea also experienced a reduction in stress levels.

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Video: Oolong Teas : What Is Oolong Tea?

Oolong tea is a product made from the leaves, buds, and stems of the Camellia sinensis plant. This is the same plant that is also used to make black tea and green tea. The difference is in the processing. Oolong tea is partially fermented, black tea is fully fermented, and green tea is unfermented.

“Different styles of oolong tea can vary widely in flavor. They can be sweet and fruity with honey aromas, or woody and thick with roasted aromas, or green and fresh with complex aromas, all depending on the horticulture and style of production” – Source: Wikipedia

Video: Wonderful Health Benefits of Oolong Tea

As you can see there are many health benefits from drinking oolong tea, as well as other types of tea. So next time you need a natural energy boost or want to keep your metabolism working longer, pick up a box of oolong tea.

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