The next time you need a mid-afternoon pick-me-up, put down your coffee and grab a cup of tea instead — sipping on it will make you a healthier, happier person. There are many health benefits of tea, and drinking this warm beverage can do everything from fight disease to improve your exercise endurance. Just make sure you’re drinking real tea.
Grab a cup and enjoy, it’ll quickly become your go-to drink.
1. It keeps your bones healthy
Milk isn’t the only drink that contributes to strong bones. A review published in Nutrition Research notes consuming green tea can help prevent age-related bone loss in elderly men and women. The study also showed that drinking tea improves bone mineral density and supports osteoblastic activities, a process that aids in bone formation, which decreases your risk of bone fractures.