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					  The Health
   Benefits of
 Drinking Tea…
Fact or Fiction?
       By: Payton Seelinger
 What
is tea?

Camellia sinensis
        History of Tea

 Discovered in
              1 stmillennium B.C.
 Brought to America by Peter
  Stuyvesant
 Chinese Emperor Shen Nung
Picture
representing the
Camellia family in
the Doctrine of
Signatures
Variety of Tea

   Black Tea
  Green Tea
  Oolong Tea
   White Tea
   The Process
  of Making Tea
 Pick best leaves as
 buds and young leafs
 Withering
 Rolling
 Roll Breaking
 Oxidation (Fermentation)
 Drying
 Benefits of
Drinking Tea
  Black Tea
 Green Tea
 Oolong Tea
  White Tea
     Benefits of Drinking
         Black Tea
   Reduces Blood Cholesterol
   Saves arteries
   Sooths arthritis
   Stimulates the immune system
   Breaks down fat in the body
   Inhibits cancer growth.
   Reduces inflammation.
   Fights viruses.
      Benefits of Drinking
          Green Tea
 Lowers the Risk of:
     High blood cholesterol
     High blood pressure.
     Coronary heart disease and strokes
     Tooth decay
     Viruses
     Lung, stomach, esophagus, duodenum,
      pancreas, liver, breast, colon, and skin
      cancers induced by chemical carcinogens
   Benefits of Drinking
      Oolong Tea
 reduced the signs of inflammatory
  disease and artery disease.
     Benefits of Drinking
         White Tea
   Reduce blood sugar
   Help prevent the symptoms of diabetes
   Promotes Healthy Teeth and Gums
   Promotes Healthy Skin
   Antibacterial & Antiviral
   Strengthens Bones
   Heart Protection
   Lower Blood Pressure
   Lower Cholesterol
   Reduces risk of Cancer
      Antioxidants in Tea

 Tea is a great source of anti-oxidants,
  which help defend the body from:
     Free Radicals
     Heart Disease
     Cancer
     Plaque in the mouth
Drawbacks of
drinking tea:
    Black Tea
   Green Tea
   Oolong Tea
    White Tea
        Quick Fact:

 Coffee has over 2x the amount
  of caffeine as any kind of tea
 Herbal Tea is actually not a tea
  at all
       Tea VS. Coffee

 Coffee increased the risk for health
  declining factors such as coronary
  morbidity
 Tea had the opposite affect, and was
  beneficial to the body.
 In the liquid form, Coffee has more
  caffeine than tea.
  Caffeine in Tea

 Determined By:
  Variety of tea leaf
  Where the leaf is grown
  The size and cut of leaf
  How you brew the tea leaf
   Caffeine in Tea
 Type of Tea     Avg.     Range    Per            Caffeine
                  per             Ounce
                Serving
   Black          40      25-55     5       Naturally caffeinated

   Oolong         30      12-55   3.75    Naturally caffeinated but
                                              less than black
   Green          20      8-30     2.5    Naturally caffeinated but
                                             less than oolong
   White          15      6-25      2     Naturally caffeinated but
                                              less than black
Decaffeinated     2        1-4     .5     Caused by removing the
                                           caffeine from the tea
Herbal “Tea”      0         0       0     Naturally Caffeine Free
   BOH Plantations
 1st highland tea garden in Malaysia
 Plants, processes, packs and
  markets its own premium brands.
                                   Sources
   http://www.ajcn.org/cgi/content/abstract/71/6/1698S?ijkey=e8a5994b89ecdf802648df6799
    4b5dc2b0cda00a&keytype2=tf_ipsecsha

   http://holistic-nutrition.suite101.com/article.cfm/health_benefits_of_drinking_tea

   http://archives.cnn.com/2000/HEALTH/alternative/06/19/tea.healthy.wmd/

   http://jech.bmj.com/cgi/content/abstract/53/8/481

   http://www.healthchecksystems.com/antioxid.htm

   http://www.tributetea.com/faq.asp

   http://www.fda.gov/FDAC/features/296_tea.html

   http://www.teabenefits.com/

				
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