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The Healthiest Tea in the World
What I drink every morning for mental clarity and a host of other health benefits
This will be a short hub but one that may change your morning routine for the better. Undoubtedly you have read all about the health benefits of tea, the different kinds, tea bags vs loose leaf and a variety of other information that still leaves you wondering which one is best. In this post I will simplify it for you and leave you with the best ingredients to add to tea and supercharge your mornings.
The Answer: Green Tea - Ginger - Turmeric - Coconut Oil Tea!
- Green Tea
- Coconut Oil
Ingredient #1: Green Tea
Green Tea is the most studied type of tea on Earth with enough research on it for me to say it should be your main choice when drinking tea. There are a plethora of benefits for this powerful antioxidant including increased fat loss, reduced risks for multiple types of cancers, reduced risk of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease, improved dental health, and so much more.
Ingredient #2 Ginger
Ginger is an ingredient that has many of the same benefits of Green Tea with a few unique benefits. These include improved digestion, increased sex drive, relieving heartburn, and helps managing blood glucose levels.
Ingredient #3: Turmeric
Turmeric is a favorite ingredient of mine and has been used for thousands of years in India as a spice and medicinal herb. Turmeric is a natural anti-inflammatory that increases antioxidant capacity in the body and has many of the same effects of the above two ingredients. Moreover, it boosts brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) which is linked to improved brain function and a lower risk of diseases. The only issue is that it is not absorbed optimally by the body on its own which leads us to the final ingredient.
Ingredient #4: Coconut Oil
By now everyone has heard that they should consume some form of coconut ingredient for health reasons and well, they're right. Here, however, we are using it to take full advantage of our turmeric. Turmeric is fat-soluble which means it dissolves with fat. Without an associated dose of fat it is hard for it to get past the stomach, into the small intestine, and dissolve into our bloodstream. This is why coconut oil is our choice to aid absorption of this super spice and complete our tea.