December 22nd, 2020 Studies have found that theanine and polyphenols found in tea can boost your immunity, while antioxidants in tea can help fight non-communicable diseases. Episode 02 from our Story Behind Your Cup of Tea webinar series, Tea Grower and Dilmah CEO, Dilhan C. Fernando and Dr. Tissa Amarakoon; author of Tea & Your Health, former Deputy Director Research at the Tea Research Institute of Sri Lanka and currently Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya discuss the goodness in your cuppa!
Did you know that tea boosts immunity? Tea was first discovered as a medicine. Antioxidants in real tea, Camellia sinensis, help the human body to resist diseases. Whether it’s green tea, black tea, oolong tea or white tea, raise a cup of freshly brewed tea to strengthen your immune system. Words of advice on how tea can help, from Dr. Tissa Amarakoon and Dr. Anudini Liyanage.
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