10 myths about tea
Traditionally, the most popular drink remains tea, absolutely everyone drinks it, according to Expert magazine, 97% of the adult population of the Russian Federation drink it at least from time to time. Therefore, in this material we collect the most enduring myths about this popular drink.
Myth number 1 Tea bags - absolute rubbish
True. This is exactly what crumbled and broke off while packing tea. If this is a normal tea, then it is not harmful, but there is absolutely no benefit from it.
Myth number 2 Drinking tea with milk is harmful.
Not true. When we interfere with tea with milk, the tannin that is contained in tea is transformed with the help of milk into chelate complexes. Simply put, tea no longer tones.
Myth number 3 Tea in the teapot stored day
Not true. Tea from the teapot needs to be drunk at a time. All minerals in this drink are oxidized, so there are substances harmful to our body.
Myth number 4 Green tea is harmful
Not true. In this tea there are absolutely no substances that would harm our health. For example, this tea contains rutin, which helps reduce pressure.
Myth number 5 Tea has less caffeine than coffee
Not true. In tea, caffeine is more than in coffee, as coffee is made much more serious processing. Since caffeine was first found precisely in coffee, that is why it received such a name.
Myth number 6 Tea has an antiseptic effect
True. Substances that prevent the growth of microorganisms in tea. But from serious diseases, of course, you need to use other means.
Myth number 7 This tea is extremely strong
Not true. This is a prerogative of taste preferences only. Much more important, if it is tea in bags, take it out in no more than 2 minutes from the cup, otherwise harmful substances will start to get into the drink.
Myth number 8 High-mountain tea is better and more expensive
True. There are few highland plantations and they are quite small. Thanks to clean air and a normal temperature, this tea is really better.
Myth number 9 Black and green teas are different varieties
Not true. This is the same variety, just the color of the tea determines the degree of fermentation of its leaves. The leaves of green and black tea in general can grow on a single bush.