Tea Tales: 5 Types of Teas Executives Love To Drink!

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A cutting masala chai is not just sipped and relished in India but professionals from all over the world including Asia Pacific, Europe and America drink different types of tea because of its health benefits. There are multiple tea varieties that help improve digestion, metabolism and even prevent certain diseases. Check out the five types of teas that executives love to drink.

1. Green Tea:

Green tea has become immensely popular worldwide. It is made from steamed tea leaves, which are simply heated to destroy the enzymes that cause oxidation. Green tea contains many vitamins and antioxidant properties of the fresh green tea leaf. It is healthy and delicious. Green tea’s antioxidants prevent clogging of the arteries, burn fat, counteract oxidative stress on the brain, reduce risk of neurological disorders like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases, reduce risk of stroke and improve cholesterol levels.


2. Black Tea:

Many acquire a habit to add a bit of milk to their regular cup of tea but Black tea is mostly preferred amongst working professionals due to its many health benefits.  Made with fermented tea leaves, black tea forms the basis for flavored teas like chai and masala chai. Black tea protects lungs from damage caused by exposure to cigarette smoke. It also may reduce the risk of stroke. Black teas include the world famous Assam tea, Darjeeling tea and Ceylon tea.


3. White Tea:

White tea is one of the most expensive teas in the world. The beverage comes from the same plant as green tea and has incredible health benefits. It is pale yellow in colour and is produced from unopened buds of tea shoots. White tea is said to have the most potent anticancer properties compared to more processed teas. Studies show that white tea can thin the blood and improve artery function. It helps lower high blood pressure and guards against the ravages of stroke.


4. Oolong Tea:

Oolong was developed in Wuyi mountains of China’s Fujian region. A lot of people are fond the beverage’s refreshing aroma and fruity taste. Oolong tea is semi-oxidized and can be consumed hot or cold. It helps to control cholesterol levels and also improves oral health by inhibiting the growth of bacteria that causes tooth decay and oral cancers. It is heavily marketed as a weight loss supplement as it enhances the metabolism of fat in the body. The daily consumption of oolong tea accelerates the process of lipolysis, which enables the body to burn more fat.


5. Pu-erh Tea:

Pu-erh Tea is known as a medicinal tea and is made from fermented and aged leaves. It is a compressed tea and just like wine, it becomes more and more pleasant as it ages. Pu-erh Tea is known for keeping the stomach fit and warm. The dried tea is aged in a dark location for many years. During this time, the tea undergoes a form oxidation in just the same way that wine is produced. Pu-erh tea has the ability to break down fatty foods and aids in digestion. It removes toxins from the stomach and offsets the negative impacts of heavy alcohol consumption.

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