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Fun Facts About Tea

By September 19, 2011September 23rd, 2015Healthy Living

Fun Facts About Tea


1.    75% of the tea consumed in the United States is iced.

2.    Hot, brewed tea is highest in polyphenols, the antioxidants responsible for the health protective effects of tea.

3.    To get the same benefits from iced tea, chill brewed hot tea in the refrigerator.

4.    Iced tea is often made with more water and fewer tea bags, making it more diluted.

5.    Did you know that tea can help abate your appetite? Good news for people who are dieting.

6.    Tea is a rich source of antioxidants and flavonoids which are scientifically proven to aid in the prevention of heart disease and cancer.

7.    The Camellia sinensis tea plant can produce tea for 50 years.

8.    Cold season is coming up! Drinking tea helps boost the immune system due to its natural antibacterial properties.

9.    Tea is the most popular and cheapest beverage, next to water, in the world.

10.    The antioxidants in two cups of black tea are equivalent to the antioxidants in one glass of red wine, seven glasses of orange juice, or 20 glasses of apple juice.

Dr. Andrea Purcell

A trusted and well-respected Naturopathic Doctor, Dr. Purcell has been in private practice for over twenty years. Dr. Purcell is a published author and has a women’s specialty practice for hormone balancing, weight loss, mystery illness, and gastro-intestinal concerns. Dr. Purcell assists her patients by identifying the underlying cause of disease and removing obstacles that impede the body's natural ability to heal. Drugs and surgery are used as a last resort. She believes that increasing health on the inside shines through to the outside.

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