Tea is considered the most widely consumed beverage around the world for its health benefits. Tea was first consumed in China as a medicine but later it became popular throughout the world not only for its taste bout also for health benefits. It has been found that consumption of 3 cups of tea per day reduces the risk of stroke by 21 percent. General health benefits of tea include reduction in coronary heart disease, reduction in cardiac death, drop in total mortality, reduction in cerebral infarction etc. Moreover, green tea, herbal tea, and black tea have their own health benefits. Green tea prevents neurological disorders, clogging of arteries, diabetes, cancer, aging etc. Black tea reduces risk of stroke, kidney stones. Black tea facilitates normal blood pressure and manage diabetes. Herbal tea improves sleeping, digestion, and kidney functions. About 6 million tons of tea is produced every year worldwide where China, India, Kenya are the world’s largest producers of tea. Study shows that China, India, Turkey are the world’s largest consumers of tea as a whole while Turkey, Morocco, and Ireland are the world’s largest consumers of tea by annual per capita consumption. Different types of green tea, black tea, and herbal tea are found around the world and they have their own health benefits. Take more tea and stay healthy.
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