Monday, August 18, 2008

Herbal Tea Benefits

When you think about what hot drinks you want to have at the morning, or for that matter, at any other time of the day, consider this: caffeine can seriously affect your health. Now it is no secret that some of the tea companies use caffeine in their products; you can of course choose those that don't - for example, let us take Wissotzky tea: Black tea has 60 - 70 mg of caffeine, Green tea has 15 - 20 mg while Herbal Tea would have no caffeine at all.
As turns out, caffeine may act upon our moods - especially if you have a tendency towards depression - be aware - consuming caffeine may depress you even more. It may appear surprising that drinking something like tea should cause anything at all, yet it is important to know the facts. The variety of tastes is quite large: Raspberry Tea, Peach Tea, Nana Tea, Lemon Tea, Cherry Tea - and most importantly - no side effects.
(I confess, I used to be one myself) It is not in vain that caffeine is compared to drugs - indeed, some of us are real Cola-addicts! This same drink that has conquered the world so fast is another host of caffeine. And let us not forget Coca Cola. If you're a "heavy drinker", do the math.

Black coffee consists 150 mg of caffeine and Instant coffee 120 mg. As you have surely by this time realized - coffee may be your biggest enemy. Especially when mixed with white sugar, it operates on the brain and may make you feel worse than you did before (brown sugar is better anyway). To those of you with depression tendencies - avoid caffeine at all cause!
I know that simply refusing something you like may sound hard to do, yet it is quite simple when you try. There are plenty of other delicious drinks that consist of herbs, and work to improve you daily nutrition. Please, don't be depressed by this, my intention in precisely the opposite one: my solution was simply not drinking it anymore.


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