How familiar are you with Oolong Tea? If you’re like most people, you’re answer would lie somewhere between, “Not very” and “Gesundheit.” Don’t feel bad if you aren’t one of the brilliant few who are already in Oolong’s camp – I consider myself pretty affluent in all things tea, yet when I read the following in You, Staying Young: The Owner’s Manual for Extending Your Warranty (Thorndike Large Print Health, Home and Learning), I literally told my cat, “I had no idea…”
However now that I’m finally “in the know,” Oolong Tea is at the top of my list of things to try this week. I’ll let you know how it goes. My beloved green tea has given Oolong some pretty big bags to fill and I won’t be an easy sell.
Here’s what this wonderful book had to say about Oolong Tea:
Oolong Tea, a Chinese tea somewhere between green tea and black tea in terms of oxidation, doesn’t have the bitter, grassy taste of green tea. Oolong contains polyphenols which have been shown to help control body fat by improving the metabolism of nutritional fat. One study showed that those who drank two cups of it a day had two and a half times the calorie-burning rate of those who drank traditional green tea. – You, Staying Young: The Owner’s Manual for Extending Your Warranty (Thorndike Large Print Health, Home and Learning), page 170
Here’s another exciting information about Oolong Tea as well as Green Tea:
Here’s a pleasant little pastime that takes about 5 minutes to do each day but could make you up to 5 years younger if you’re faithful to it: drinking tea.
In a Chinese study, the cells of enthusiastic tea drinkers showed about 5 fewer years’ worth of wear and tear compared with the cells of people who drank little tea.
The enthusiastic tea drinkers averaged 3 or more cups of green or oolong tea daily, while the group that showed more signs of cell aging averaged less than a cup. – (Read the rest of the article on Real Age.com)
Try Oolong Tea for Yourself!
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