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5 Amazing Health Benefits Of Rooibos Tea( And One For The Super Atheletes Too)

Could Rooibos Tea be the new super tea for athletes? 

South African researchers have recently discovered that Rooibos Tea could boost an athletes performance by up to 5% [1].......

We know that for an athlete every single performance percentage counts when it comes to competing in a championship.... 

Now I don't know about you.......but if Rooibos Tea is good enough for athletic performance..... its sure is good enough for us normal folk....

This super tea originates from South Africa and is packed with anti-oxidants that fight diseases, improves heart health and even has the ability to making you look younger. 

In this blog, we going to explore the 5 Amazing health benefits of rooibos tea that will absolutely blow your mind....

1. Rooibos Tea helps fights diseases

So what's all the fuss with inflammation and disease...

Studies have shown that inflammation coupled with oxidative stress, is the root cause of many diseases in the body like  [2]...

  • Alzheimers; 
  • Cancer;
  • Hear Disease;
  • Diabetes;
  • Accelerated Ageing;

Ok accelerated aging is not a disease, was just checking if you still with me.... 

In order to prevent disease, you need to feed your body with foods that are nutrient rich in antioxidants....

Rooibos Tea is packed with a ton of anti-oxidants that help protect the body cells and ultimately helps prevent diseases

Buts that not all antioxidants are good for.... 

2. Rooibos Tea your natural anti-aging supplement

In fact, antioxidants combined with alpha hydroxy acid (a rare acid found in only certain foods and Rooibos of course) helps reduce wrinkles significantly and protects your precious hair follicles :) [2]

#NaturalAntiAging

Not only will you look better drinking Rooibos Tea....

3. Rooibos Tea helps you with weight loss

But you will also drop a few kilos drinking it.....

South African Researchers found that Rooibos tea has a unique ability to trick the brain into thinking that it had enough food to eat.....[3]

#naturalapptititesuppressment

Not only does it trick the brain into thinking that it has enough to eat but it prevents fat cells from forming and the makes the older fat cells burn faster :) [3] ..... 

Make Rooibos Tea part of your diet :0

Ok enough of the feel good look good benefits of Rooibos Tea.... but now to get serious.........

4. Rooibos Tea keeps your heart healthy

Known as a natural "Bronchodilator", Rooibos tea will keep your blood pumping through your body like a well-oiled machine......

It will help lower your blood pressure.... reduce bad cholesterol and prevent plaque build up in the arteries all with a special flavonoid called chrysoeriol [4]...

Now if that was not enough....

Rooibos Tea contains a special flavonoid called Aspalathin....

Aspalathin is not found in any food or beverage in the world.......

Aspalathin protects the heart against vascular inflammation and hardening of the arteries that can lead to many heart complications like lack of blood supply to the heart for people with diabetes.......

Maintaining a healthy heart is absolutely vital for all of us..... start making Rooibos tea part of you daily diet...

but for people with Diabetes, it is absolutely critical

5. Rooibos Team  treats and may even prevent diabetes

A team of researchers in South Africa and Tokoyo found that Aspalathin, the miracle flavonoid only found in Rooibos Tea, has an anti-diabetic potential [5].

Meaning that Rooibos has the ability to lower raised blood glucose levels effectively... 

Other research also suggests that Rooibos Tea can be used for the prevention or treatment of Diabetes [6]

Other benefits of Rooibos Tea

  • Naturally caffeine-free, so you can drink it any time of day;
  • Soothes your digestive system if you suffering from diarrhea and abdominal pain;
  • Low in tannin, making it a sweeter tea than black or green tea;
  • Moms in South Africa have used Rooibos Tea to soothe infant colic, but no formal studies have been done on this;
  • Rooibos is suitable as a fluid and electrolyte replacement for athletes.

Where to buy Rooibos Tea

Where else but at The Cape Grocer :) We have carefully curated the best in class Rooibos Teas from South Africa, who have been making Rooibos Tea since the day Rooibos was in existence. Browse through our collection of rooibos teas.

 

 

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