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green tea vs black tea

Although both green and black tea come from the same plant, they turn out to be different due to their production methods. In green tea’s production, leaves are not oxidized in the production phase. Green Tea leaves are harvested and heated to prevent oxidation and withering. Leaves are steamed or pan-fired, after which they retain the plant’s green hue.

On the other hand, black tea undergoes the oxidation process. Here, leaves are harvested and withered to minimize moisture. These leaves are rolled via a machine or a hand, after which they are distributed in large trays – this is how they get the black colour.


Green Tea

The biggest benefit of Green tea is the catechin content. Catechins are antioxidants that fight and may even prevent cell damage.

Green Tea is often taken for afternoon breaks during work or meditation in the evening. Since it is not much acidic, it eliminates acidic waste from the body. High-quality long leaf green tea, such as from Golden Tea Tips, is known for creating a detoxifying effect, giving you stronger immunity, boosted metabolism, and glowing skin.

You must check Kashmiri Kahwa Green Tea, which has been appreciated the world over. A fine grade of Grean Teas, blended with Cinnamon sticks, crushed green Cardamom and with most desirable and seductive Saffron threads. A health beneficial and highly delicious beverage originating from the Kashmir valley in northern India.

Kashmiri Kahwa - Golden Tips Tea (India)

Black Tea

Black tea goes through the fermentation process, which diminshes the EGCG. This is why it has fewer antioxidants than green tea. Black tea hydrates the body and relies on bacteria-fighting oxidants to strengthen the immune system.

Since this type of tea promotes blood flow to the brain, it improves concentration and focus, making it ideal for consumption in the morning. Black tea is slightly more acidic in nature than green tea. In case you want to neutralize its acidity, add lemon to it.

Steaming black tea in glass - Golden Tips Tea (India)

The Caffeine Consideration

Since this type of tea promotes blood flow to the brain, it improves concentration and Caffeine content varies in green and black teas. According to research, black tea contains around 42 to 72 milligrams caffeine per cup, whereas green tea contains 9 to 50 milligrams per cup. Increase in caffeine intake can assist with weight loss, promote productivity, and raise your mental alertness. However, taking too much caffeine makes it hard to sleep.


Final Thoughts

Although both green tea and black tea vary when it comes to their effect on users, choose one based on your needs. For instance, if you are looking to reduce caffeine consumption, green tea is better. On the flip side, if you need something to drink in the morning, black tea is better. Regardless, which cup you pick, you can be sure that you are consuming the most healthy beverage available on the planet, specially crafted by Golden Tips teas.

October 08, 2020 by Golden Tips Teas India

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