All About the Tea [Infographic]

Tea is the home grown drink that is very well known since old circumstances. As of late, green blends are considered as solid drink and its natural variation is all the sounder since they are delivered through common strategies. Green tea mixes can avoid distinctive wellbeing conditions like weight reduction, maturing and different ailments and help to remain fit and fine.

India is known for delivering world’s best refreshment. Around 4% of India’s national pay originates from its drink showcase. There are three boss tea delivering locales in this nation of which Assam and Darjeeling are the most well-known ones.

Tea is the second most prevalent drink on the planet, after water. Its straightforward goodness, simplicity of arrangement, minimal effort, and accessibility make it a main drink over the globe.

Presently, both these locales are known over the globe for delivering brilliant dark teas created from a similar plant. Outstanding amongst other things about finding out about tea; the subject is monstrous and there is constantly more to learn.

Consistently, a huge number of individuals crosswise over various nations and societies drink tea. To drink tea is to participate in this understanding.

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Health Benefits: Coffee vs. Tea [Infographic]

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The experts often cite health benefits of both coffee and tea so how is one to know which is more beneficial or healthy? This infographic compares a side by side of the two popular beverages and illustrates the health benefits and downfalls of both so that the decision is best left up to the beverage consumer.

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Are they really Superfoods? [Infographic]

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Prevent colds and flu in winter with these top immune-boosting tips

3WednesdaysStrengthen your immune system naturally

The best thing you can do to protect yourself from colds and flu this winter is to strengthen your immune system naturally with immune-boosting foods and nutritional supplements.

Raw garlic in the diet is very beneficial, however cooking garlic can destroy some of its health-promoting compounds. One way to get around this problem is to take Kyolic aged garlic extract. The natural ageing process increases antioxidant levels and enhances garlic’s immune boosting powers. It also has the added benefit of being odourless.

Vitamin C is an extremely important nutrient for boosting immunity. Include plenty of foods high in vitamin C in the diet, including fresh fruits and vegies, especially citrus fruits, kiwi fruit, strawberries, broccoli, cabbage and parsley. A vitamin C supplement is also recommended to ward off colds and flu, take around 2-3 g a day.

Zinc is another important mineral needed for healthy immune function. Zinc is found in foods such as red meat, chicken, fish, dairy foods, eggs, legumes and sunflower and pumpkin seeds. Taking a zinc supplement is also beneficial, around 45mg a day.

Spirulina is a type of sea algae that is considered a superfood due to its extraordinary health-promoting elements. Spirulina can stimulate immune function; it’s anti-cancerous and rich in nutrients such as iron and selenium which act as powerful antioxidants in the body. Spirulina can be taken in capsule or tablet form (around 5g day, or add a teaspoon of powder to smoothies or juice).

More great immune-boosting foods that should be included in the diet include miso, ginger, garlic, onion, yoghurt, green tea and seaweed.

There are some key herbs that naturopaths and herbalists commonly use to strengthen the immune system and offer protection against colds and flu, including astragalus, andrographis, Echinacea and olive leaf.

A good healthy diet is fundamental to good health and a strong immune system. A majority of your diet should be made up of unprocessed, natural foods such as fresh fruits, vegies, legumes, wholegrains, nuts and seeds.

Having a well-balanced diet will supply you with all the essential nutrients your body needs for a healthy immune system such as zinc, vitamin A and C, selenium and iron.

Read our fact sheet on antioxidants.

Discover more from our nutrition expert Lisa Guy here.

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