Tea: Nature's Elixir

Steaming Tea Pot

Looking for some creative inspiration or just trying to live a healthier lifestyle? Then put down your coffee and take advantage of the natural elixir that is tea! You'll be surprised how much tea can improve your personal and professional life when you don't have to deal with the jitters or crash of coffee.

Some of the health benefits of tea include: 

Improved cognitive function

Sure, coffee gives you enough energy to finish a project before you experience the "crash", but tea gives you the energy while also improving your cognitive function without the dreadful side effects of coffee!  Sounds hard to believe, but the amino acid L-Theanine, Vitamin C, polyphenols, and catechins found in tea along with the caffeine does just that!  This potent combination should help kickstart your creative side, without the crash. 

Skip the jitters, opt for tea

One of the biggest advantages of drinking tea as opposed to coffee is a day without jitters.  Tea offers drinkers a "calm energy" instead of a racing heartbeat and unsteady hands.  The L-Theanine in tea helps moderate the effects of the caffeine to offer a balanced energy. Even teas with higher caffeine, like Zest Tea, provide a jitter-less energy boost. 

Tea lowers risk of premature death

Experts who completed a study on the relationships coffee and tea have with death found that those who drink tea were able to lower their risk of premature death by causes unrelated to the heart by a quarter.  Coffee also proved to be taxing on the heart, while habitual tea drinkers saw a drop in their blood pressure.  

Lose weight with tea

Tea contains few or no calories, so losing weight is attainable without losing the energy boost.  Studies have even found that green tea speeds up the bodies metabolic rate.  Catechins in tea were also shown to help the body utilize body fat for energy during exercise and rest.     

Fountain of youth in a cup of tea

Still hunting for the fountain of youth?  Tea may be the first place to look.  Studies on the antioxidants and catechins have linked tea, especially green teas, with anti-aging.  Those same tea properties were also shown to reduce the risk of skin cancer, as well as other cancers.  

Now that you've read all the benefits of tea firsthand, what are you waiting for? If you want all the benefits of tea without sacrificing the energy boost of caffeine check out Zest!

James Fayal
James Fayal


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