Consumer Health Trends
American consumers have become more and more concerned about health. Research indicates that people believe that the number one influence on long-term personal health has shifted from family history to food and nutrition. Functional food and beverage products those that may provide a health benefit beyond basic nutrition have taken on a new level of importance to an increasing number of consumers.
Tea and Health Research
From heart fitness to weight loss, bone density to skincare, cavity-prevention to possible cancer-risk reduction, the news about this ancient beverage is very good and is just getting better. As the results of studies linking tea drinking with good health are reported in the scientific journals, consumers are becoming aware that tea is naturally loaded with health-promoting anti-oxidants and minerals such as fluoride. Tea tastes good and is good for you!
11 Healthy Reasons To Drink Tea:
- Lowers the risk of cardiovascular disease
- Reduces the risk of cancer
- Lowers the risk of stroke
- Lowers blood cholesterol levels, especially low density lipoprotein (LDL)
- Protects against tooth decay
- Antioxidant activity in tea exceeds that of many fruits and vegetables
- Prevents infection
- Strengthens bone density
- Stimulates alertness and mental performance
- Increases capillary strength
- Tea is a natural beverage containing no fat, sugar or calories