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Benefits Of Drinking Wu Long Tea - Weight Loss And More!

Oct 21, 2007
Wu long tea or sometimes referred to as oolong tea or wulong tea has an amazing list of wonderful health benefits. These health benefits alone make it difficult for an individual to ignore this wonder tea, let alone its exquisite taste and aroma that will take you to the next level.

The taste of wu long tea is just divine. It has a smooth subtle taste encouraging the feeling of overall wellness that only a quality tea can provide.

Compared to other beverage such as coffee or soda that usually contains significant amount of caffeine, sugar and other chemicals, oolong tea soothes and calms you the moment you let it do its magic. Indeed, this tea is a perfect beverage to start and end your busy day.

Because wu long tea has light caffeine level, together with large amounts of polyphenols, it is known to speed up your metabolism resulting to a healthy weight loss. It is also known to regulate blood sugar levels for people with diabetes. Did you know that tea burns about 2.5 times more calories than other tea?

Oolong tea also has the ability to reduce plaque in your arteries, as well as lower your cholesterol. It also has slimming effects on your body.

This tea stimulates is very effective in controlling your body fat by activating the enzyme responsible for dissolving triglyceride.

Consuming a lot of carbohydrates results to a weight gain, this is due to an increase in insulin levels. Wulong tea suppresses your lipid metabolism thereby suppressing your fatty accumulation .

Wu long tea contains a large amount of antioxidants called polyphenols which are responsible for reducing the effects of free radicals in your body. Free radicals are damaging substances that are the cause of aging.

It has been found that Wu long tea strengthens your immune system lowering your risk for infections and other respiratory diseases.

Wu long Teas that are high quality generally contain the highest level of plucking from tea growing regions such as the high mountain in the famous mountain range in China called Wuyi.

The processing of loose wulong tea leaves has no fanning, broken leaves or twigs or even dust which is often found in tea bags.

The value of wulong tea is produced by high quality sold at a good price. You need to understand the cost per cup of loose tea leaves in order to realize its value compared to tea bags.

If you compare loose leaf tea to tea bags, the value of loose tea leaves is readily apparent not only in the freshness but the quality of the tea itself.

Tea bags contain broken tea leaves, as well as fannings and of course, dust. This is because in this method tea infuses quicker but you sacrifice the quality and benefits. When it comes to cost , a large part of the tea bag product is involved in producing the tea bag and providing packaging for the bagged tea.

With regards to loose leaf tea, you can get a high quality product from freshly plucked leaves without the high cost associated involved with tea bags.
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Mary Rose Antonio owns a website The Tea Avenue where she sells high quality wu long tea at a very affordable price. Sign up for a chance to win a FREE tea gift basket on a monthly drawing.
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