The pros and cons of drinking tea
What are the benefits of drinking tea
Tea can improve people’s kidney function and has the effect of diuresis and detoxification. It can excrete the nicotine deposits in cigarettes from the body, making people less harmed.
Vegetables and foods stored or immersed in water for a long time will produce nitrite, and people will be poisoned if they eat too much. Drinking tea can neutralize and discharge them. In areas with poor water quality, tea polyphenols can remove phytotoxins, solidify suspended solids in the water to precipitate them, and decompose and discharge lead, zinc and other metals and alkaloid poisons.
Tea has a strong anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory ability and can resist the harm of many infectious diseases. For example, it has inhibitory effect on Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus, pneumonia bacteria, etc., because tea polyphenols can coagulate protein, and bacteria are mostly composed of protein. According to research, if cholera bacteria are soaked in strong tea for 6 minutes, most of them will coagulate and lose their vitality. According to clinical trials, using green tea decoction to treat bacillary dysentery has an effect similar to that of synmycin without side effects. In our country, the people in our country also often use the fresh leaves of tea tree to imitate the mouth, which is also the use of tea for anti-inflammatory and astringent functions.
Tea is rich in vitamins, aroma substances, fluorine and iodine, etc., which have certain effects on the prevention of hypertension, stroke, scurvy, arteriosclerosis, tooth decay, bad breath, hyperthyroidism, and degeneration of the iris muscle of the eye. In particular, high-grade green tea contains cysteines, which can regulate redox, promote physiological metabolism of the human body, and prolong life.
Tea can relieve greasiness and aid digestion, mainly because it contains aroma substances. This is especially important for people who often feed on meat.
Certain substances in tea have curative and preventive effects on cancer in various parts of the body. According to research, drinking a cup of tea after three meals a day has a certain preventive effect. At the same time, drinking tea can prevent the harm of radioactive elements to the human body. The catechin concentrates and lipids in tea can neutralize radioactive elements such as strontium, so that it is not absorbed and excreted from the body, and can even penetrate deep into the bone marrow. Radioactive elements are discharged. This is why tea is known as the “Atomic Age Drink”.
Disadvantages of drinking tea
Although tea has many benefits to human health, it can also bring some disadvantages if it is consumed excessively or improperly. If you drink strong tea before going to bed, it will cause insomnia for people who have no habit of drinking tea. Drinking strong tea often will also affect the whiteness of the teeth. Drinking too much will cause bowel problems.