Sayonara Sweet Tea

By:Caeley Griffith

Sweet Facts

In 2012, Americans consumed well over 79 billion servings of tea, or over 3.60 billion gallons. In my house we go through a gallon in about 3 days, and in each gallon there are 3/4 cups of sugar. Both Coffee and Tea prevent sufficient oxygen from getting to your blood which can results in a lack of iron in the blood,or anemia.

What can you do?

Though it may be hard to give up one of your favorite beverages it could be very beneficial to your overall health I had presented the dangers of consuming mass quantities of sweet tea to my mom. However, it is not necessary to quit tea drinking entirely there are many other options out there. Such options include:

.Black tea - Black tea has high concentrations of antioxidant compounds, which have been linked to lower levels of cholesterol, it also reduces risk of stroke by 21%

.Oolong Tea - It may aid in weight loss.Oolong activates an enzyme responsible for dissolving triglycerides, the form of dietary fat that’s stored in fat cells.

.Flavored Tea - Surprisingly flavored tea has many antioxidants that black tea obtains