Here’s why you should never add sugar to your green tea

First Published Dec 9, 2020, 2:17 PM IST

Today we list out why you need to fall in love with green tea and how to drink it the proper way.

<p>Green tea is made from unfermented leaves and hence it contains the highest concentration of powerful antioxidants called polyphenols, unlike other tea that are fermented.</p>

Green tea is made from unfermented leaves and hence it contains the highest concentration of powerful antioxidants called polyphenols, unlike other tea that are fermented.

<p>Green tea also loves your brain; it promotes alpha wave thinking or more relaxed thinking. So, swapping your normal chai at work is going to do wonders to your brain activity and productivity at work.</p>

Green tea also loves your brain; it promotes alpha wave thinking or more relaxed thinking. So, swapping your normal chai at work is going to do wonders to your brain activity and productivity at work.

<p>It also contains EGCG which is one of the only antioxidants that can cross the eye barrier into the lens area.</p>

It also contains EGCG which is one of the only antioxidants that can cross the eye barrier into the lens area.

<p>So, since we use our eyes so much with technology, how about calming your eyes too?</p>

So, since we use our eyes so much with technology, how about calming your eyes too?

<p>Never add sugar to your green tea. Try honey instead. Sugar is rich in calories and won’t help you lose weight.</p>

Never add sugar to your green tea. Try honey instead. Sugar is rich in calories and won’t help you lose weight.

<p style="text-align: justify;">You see, 3 cups of normal tea a day has 2 teaspoons of sugar. That’s like 6 teaspoons of sugar per day or 180 teaspoons per month and about 4.5 liters of milk per month amounting to a gazillion calories from that chai alone and 6 kilos weight gain a year.</p>

You see, 3 cups of normal tea a day has 2 teaspoons of sugar. That’s like 6 teaspoons of sugar per day or 180 teaspoons per month and about 4.5 liters of milk per month amounting to a gazillion calories from that chai alone and 6 kilos weight gain a year.

<p>Also, never add milk to your green tea. Milk may decrease the function of the antioxidants once they enter your system.</p>

Also, never add milk to your green tea. Milk may decrease the function of the antioxidants once they enter your system.