You’ve heard that tea is good for health. So, many people drink tea any its variations instead of carbonated drinks, etc. Now tea variations are like iced tea, green tea, black tea, milk tea, etc. Some are healthy, some are not. We’ll tell you which ones to go for between iced tea and green tea.
Iced Tea is a popular choice as a daily beverage for refreshment. But most iced tea options contain sugar in them which is not good for your body and weight loss. So, even though it might contain some antioxidants, the sugar content and calorie count would completely counteract any benefits.
Do you know how many packets of sugar are you consuming in day with the iced teas and soft drinks that you consume.
Multiple studies have shown that Green tea is beneficial for weight loss and reduces stress for better body immunity and helps to curb many health ailments. It also contains ‘adaptogenlcs’ which helps the body to adapt to stress and anxiety. It is rich in antioxidants which slows down the process of excess oxidation and protect cells from the damage caused by free radicals. It can be had in hot water as well as ‘iced green tea’. It is available in many flavors like mint, tulsi, ginger and more that can suit your taste buds.
Green tea is a healthier option than iced tea due the presence of sugar in it which slows down the fat breakdown, whereas green tea will help you get rid of the fat. To suit your taste for sugar you can add sugar free to your green tea to find a balance. Green tea will keep you away from cold & flu, and make you feel energized. Green tea can be prepared easily as it is available in tea bags too, which is easy to carry and prepare.
So, next time you’re a restaurant, go for the green tea!Author Information — this article is written by a dietitian @ FitHo