Infuse Your Life with Health

With the beginning of a new year many of us are looking for a fresh & healthy start. If your goal is to live a healthier lifestyle, drinking tea is great place to start.  There are many different types of loose leaf teas that can help with detoxing, weight-loss, boosting immune system & more. The guide below will help you choose which teas are right for you. Enjoy!

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“It is better to take many small steps in the right direction than to make a great leap forward only to stumble backward,” – Chinese Proverb


OOLONG TEA: (15-25% caffeine)

  • Boosts Metabolism – increases process of lipolysis which allows body to burn more fat
  • Lowers Cholesterol – contains properties that lower triglycerides
  • Combats free radicals – slows down aging process
  • Improves oral health – inhibits growth of bacteria & fights tooth decay
  • Detoxing/Improves digestion – rich in antioxidant polyphenol which lowers risk of diabetes, detoxifies, & aids digestion

GREEN TEA: (10-20% caffeine)

  • Improves exercise endurance – catechins in green tea make the body use carbohydrates at a slower rate allowing you to workout longer
  • Reduces fat – polyphenols help the body dissolve excess fat
  • Boosts metabolism – Epigallocatechin (potent antioxidant) stimulates metabolism & increases weight loss process
  • Reduces stress – amino acid theanine provides relaxing & tranquilizing effect on nerves
  • Regulates Insulin – inhibits the movement of glucose in fat cells & prevents sharp increase in insulin levels

PU-ERH TEA: (‘poo-air’) (3-8% caffeine)

  • Detoxing  – compounds produced from puerh tea’s fermentation process remove toxins from the bloodstream
  • Aids Digestion – increases healthy bacteria flora in the stomach & intestines *A great tea to have after heavy meals*
  • Aids Weight Loss  – suppresses fatty acid synthesis & blocks body from producing more fat
  • Cleansing – enhances level of hormone sensitive lipase (HSL) which is an enzyme that unlocks & empties fatty cells
  • Lowers Cholesterol – lowers LDL (bad cholesterol) & increases HDL (good cholesterol)

WHITE TEA: (1-5% caffeine)

  • Antioxidant Rich – white tea is dried naturally in sunlight which makes it rich in polyphenols
  •  Aids Weight Loss – simultaneously increases the breakdown of fat & blocks formation of fatty cells, & helps liver turn fat into energy
  • Boosts Immune System – contains anti-viral & anti-bacterial properties

BLACK TEA: (5-15% caffeine)

  • Improves Cardiovascular Health – the flavonoids prevent damage to blood stream, prevents blood clots, & lowers risk of heart disease
  • Stimulates Nervous System – its lower amount of caffeine promote blood flow to brain, improve mental awareness & concentration
  • Aids Digestion – the tannins in black tea combat gastric & intestinal illness, and reduce intestinal inflammation

ROOIBOS TEA: (caffeine free)

  • Relieves Stress & Tension – contains naturally soothing properties that promote relaxation, & improve quality of sleep
  • Nutrient Rich – rich in minerals like calcium, magnesium, zinc, & iron
  • Anti-Inflammatory – rich in polyphenol antioxidants which fight free radicals, & have natural anti-inflammatory properties

If you are seeking to live a healthier lifestyle this year, incorporating tea into your daily routine is extremely beneficial. Tea has been used for centuries as a natural way to promote health & wellness. Infuse your life with the benefits of tea!





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