"Better to be deprived of food for three days than tea for one" (Ancient Chinese Proverb)
Historically, tea has enjoyed an almost mythical reputation for its numerous health giving properties. In recent years, an ever-growing body of research studies have begun to provide scientific evidence to prove that the claimed health giving properties of tea are based on fact rather than fiction. At Tea Palace we regularly review the latest literature and scientific publications to keep you fully informed about the most relevant tea and health news.
Did you know that just one cup of green tea has more vitamins and antioxidants than eight apples?
Enjoyed first thing in the morning Green Tea helps boost the metabolism, increases energy levels and helps to aid weight loss.
By far the most publicised of all tea's health benefits is its role as a cancer fighter, due to its antioxidant content. Green and White Teas contain the highest levels of antioxidants, which are known to fight free radicals that can cause both cancer and heart disease. They are beneficial for fighting all types of cancer, both as a natural aid to combating the disease and as a preventative measure.