Drinking tea is China’s traditional food culture. Tea contains a variety of antioxidants and antioxidant nutrients, which can eliminate free radicals in the body and have anti-aging effects. Tea contains a variety of vitamins and amino acids, which can clear oils and greasy, enhance nerve excitement, digestion and diuresis. Drinking three or two cups of tea a day can play a role of calming energy and keeping in good health.
However, although many people often drink tea, they do not pay attention to the correct method of drinking tea, which not only affects the taste of tea, but also makes it difficult to play a health role and even cause harm to the body. Now, let me introduce you to the top ten mistakes we often make in the daily tea drinking process. Come and see if you have!
Some common mistakes in drinking tea are described below:
Tea, ceramic, glass, purple sand pot should be used, not thermos cup. Tea is made in a thermos cup. The tea leaves are easily fermented under high temperature and constant temperature conditions. Nutrients will be destroyed in large quantities, the tea taste will become bitter, and harmful substances will increase.
Drink overnight tea
放置 Leave the brewed tea water for a long time, and the tea polyphenols in the tea water will further oxidize, making the tea water darker. The nutritional content of overnight tea is greatly reduced, the taste is weak, and regular drinking will not play a role in health care. Tea should be taken with the tea to ensure its taste and efficacy.
Cup of tea from morning to night
If the tea is brewed for too long, it will have a bitter taste, which not only loses the mellow flavor of the tea, but the tea also easily deteriorates and becomes too strong. Generally, brew black tea and green tea 2 to 3 times, and oolong tea and black tea 3 to 5 times.
Does not clean up tea stains
Tea scales contain nitrite and other harmful substances to the body. They are not removed for a long time and are harmful to health. Tea set that has not been cleaned for a long time may cause mold growth in a humid environment. Tea scale has been deposited for a long time and is not easy to clean. You can soak it with heated rice vinegar or baking soda for a whole day and night, and then brush it with a toothbrush to easily clean it.
Tea contains a component called caffeine. If you drink a lot in the fasting period, the tea will directly enter the abdomen, causing the intestine to absorb too much caffeine. This result is caused by temporary adrenal hyperfunction in the gastrointestinal tract, causing adverse reactions such as palpitation and frequent urination. In addition, drinking tea on an empty stomach will dilute stomach acid, inhibit gastric secretion, hinder digestion, and even cause stomach discomfort.
Drink plenty of tea after meals
It is best not to drink a lot of tea for 30 minutes after a meal. Drink tea immediately after a meal, a lot of water enters the stomach that is digesting food, dilutes the digestive juice secreted by the stomach, and affects the digestion of food by the stomach. In addition, tea contains a large amount of tannic acid. Drinking tea after a meal will cause the protein in the stomach that can be digested in the future to combine with tannic acid to form a non-digestible coagulated substance, which will affect protein digestion and absorption. More importantly, tea hinders the body’s absorption of iron. Drinking tea made with 15 grams of dry tea after meals will reduce the absorption of iron in food by 50%. In the long run, it will affect people’s digestive function and even cause iron deficiency. Anemia.
Drink tea before bedtime
It is not advisable to drink tea within 1 hour before going to bed. Tea contains caffeine, which has a strong refreshing effect. If you drink too much tea before bedtime, it will inevitably cause excitement, cause insomnia, and increase the number of nighttime urination.
Drink only the same kind of tea for a long time
There are many types of tea, including green tea, black tea, oolong tea, and flower tea. Different people have different preferences for the type of tea, and some people fall in love with a certain type of tea and do not drink anything else. Health care is about seasons, and you should drink different teas in different seasons. For example, in the cold weather in autumn, you can drink more cooked tea and black tea; in the hot summer, it is suitable to drink Pu’er tea and green tea.
Do not wake up tea
Awakening tea refers to the process of making asleep or dusty tea leaves wake up through contact with air and moisture, absorbing the popularity of the world, and renewing the essence of tea leaves to facilitate brewing and drinking. The method of awakening tea varies from tea to tea. When brewing more resistant teas such as Pu’er tea and black tea, the method is to take them out of the preserved state and put them in a brewing vessel such as a purple sand pot. Wake tea; relatively high tenderness of green tea, white tea, yellow tea wake up method is not suitable for water with too high temperature, 85 ℃ ~ 90 ℃ can be. The first cup of tea water after waking up tea is not suitable for drinking and should be discarded.
Drink raw tea for a long time
Although the raw tea of Pu’er Tea has a delicious flavor and thirst quenching, it has a cold nature. Drinking too much can easily hurt your stomach and hurt your body. You should drink it occasionally or swap with other teas.