The Health Benefits of Tea
Have you noticed lately that more people are becoming aware of the health benefits of tea? Tea is a wonderful drink. It tastes great, there are lots of varieties available and many cultures have been drinking tea for centuries.
Just look at how much tea people in countries such as China, Japan, India and Europe drink. This trend is now spilling over into North America like crazy.
Green tea has been around for a very long time and is one of the best teas that you can drink for your health. It is known for helping your body eliminate free radicals, it’s great for weight loss and contains anti-aging properties.
How To Have A Stress Free Christmas
Even the most festive types, a stress free Christmas can be a challenge with the expectations of social events, gift shopping, and entertaining guests. In fact, according to the American Psychological Association 8 out of 10 people expect to experience an increase in stress over the holiday season.
The hormones cortisol and adrenaline surge into your bloodstream each time you experience any amount of stress. These two hormones tell your body to preserve energy, in the form of stored fat. With stress comes a greater risk of anxiety and depression, and reports from the Mayo Clinic show that depression is frequently an unwelcome guest over the holiday season. Stress will also raise your blood pressure and your heart rate which causes increased risk of stress on your heart.
All is not lost however, there are many ways you can minimize your anxiety to have a stress free Christmas.