The benefits of white teas are slightly more than that of the green because of the method of processing of white teas.
What would any one do to boost one mental faculties?
Answer: Drink White Tea. This ambrosia boosts mental alertness.
The amino acid L-theanine, found in the highest of doses in white tea, alters the attention networks of the brain. Theanine is responsible for increased alpha brain-wave activity, resulting in a calmer, yet more alert, state of mind.
For all those weight conscious and bean bags, this tea brings good news with proven weight loss and cholesterol control abilities.
Researchers have proven about the facts on white tea and its extract to fight obesity and lower LDL cholesterol (bad Cholestrol) — the two risk factors for heart disease and diabetes.
Are you depressed? Are you depressed most of the time? It’s time, you took Darjeeling White.
Reason: It has antidepressant properties.
According to Japanese researchers, frequent consumption of white tea was associated with a lower prevalence of depressive symptoms
Here, we have another fighter to wage a war against the number one enemy called cancer.
According to the speculations and respect that researchers have for white tea, the polyphenols in it may inhibit certain mechanisms that promote cancer growth. These anti cancer properties have been claimed to be more effective in White tea than Green.
Drinking White Teas:
*inhibit the growth of bladder cancer cells.
*protects against developing stomach and esophageal cancers.
*protects against a range of cancers, including lung, prostate and breast cancer because of an antioxidant epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG).
*gastric cancer reduction.
Good news for our respected elderly. This tea lowers chances of cognitive impairement.
Increases blood platelet activation:
It results in blood clotting and the risk of heart attacks was also lower for tea drinkers.
This tea is capable of increasing metabolic rates which means you can eat what ever you want without the guilt feeling burdening you over and around your waist. White tea contains catechin phenolics that raise thermogenesis (the production of heat by the body), and hence increases energy expenditure. This indicates that green tea raises metabolic rates, speeds up fat oxidation and improves insulin sensitivity.
This is another very, very vital reason to sip this tea daily.
The next time you meet some old guy appearing younger than his years, don’t ask him/her the secret. Simply gulp a few sips of the white variety daily and withhold the passage of time on the contours of your face.
In the ORAC score, which measures antioxidant potential of plant-based foods it has been found that tea rank as high as or even higher than many fruits and vegetables, which bodes good news for tea drinkers and another reason to lift that cup of Darjeeling White.