Decaf tea

Decaf Tea

Decaffeinated tea also known as decaf tea is the tea obtained by removing the caffeine content of the tea. Decaf tea is best for those who are allergic to caffeine and those who are trying to reduce their caffeine intake in general.

Decaf tea provides you all the benefits of the tea without increasing your caffeine intake. If taken in large amounts, caffeine may cause health problems in some individuals. These problems include nervousness, irritability, anxiety, muscle twitching (hyper-reflexia), insomnia, headaches, respiratory alkalosis, and heart palpitations. However, those who take caffeine regularly adapt to the continual presence of the drug in the body. In order to avoid the side effects of drinking caffeine, one must go for Decaf tea. One of the main benefits of the decaf green tea is to speed up the metabolism while exercising and burn more calories. Decaffeinated tea provides all the benefits of the regular green tea, such as, curing cancer, lowering LDL cholesterol levels, losing weight, and hindering the formation of blood clots, etc.

The tea is decaffeinated by using the following two processes – ethyl acetate and a CO2 method. CO2 method is known to be safer than the ethyl acetate process which is cheaper in cost. The main health benefit in the tea comes from the presence of polyphenols (catechins). While processing the tea for decaffeination through ethyl acetate process, it retains only 30 percent of polyphenols. The CO2 process helps in retaining about 95 percent of polyphenols. The information on the process used for decaffeination is usually present in the label. In case you are worried about the reduced levels of anti-oxidants in the decaf green tea or decaf tea, you just need to drink more of the decaf tea to get the same amount of anti-oxidants as the regular tea.

If you have not been drinking tea for it contains caffeine, there is no reason for you to deprive yourself from the benefits of tea now, as you can chose decaf tea instead. It gives you many health benefits without increasing the level of caffeine in your body. Enjoy your cup of decaffeinated tea today.

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