Brewed Tea Vs. Bottled Tea: Which Is Healthier?

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Hi, Dr. Miller here with a smart tip for a healthier cup of tea. To really get your feel of heath boosting antioxidant, choose brewed over bottled tea. Recent research shows that most bottled teas have few, if any antioxidants, but brewed varieties can provide anywhere from 50 to 150 health boosting milligrams of antioxidants for cup.

Healthy antioxidants in tea called Polyphenol can help lower your blood pressure and cholesterol, and even reduce your risk of certain types of cancer. But you need 125-500mg of tea Polyphenols per day to achieve these health benefits. And not all teas deliver the same antioxidant punch. In general, green brewed teas deliver the most Polyphenol averaging 50 to 500mg per cup.

Fresh brewed black tea have anywhere from 10 to 360mg per cup. So reach for your kettle and brew yourself a cup of tea. And while you sip it, watch and share all our smart tips, right here.