Black tea is one of the most popular drinks on the planet. Its pleasant mild taste pleases millions of people around the world. Black tea is a drink that is amazing in its properties and can have a healing effect on the body as well as harm it. It is for this reason that disputes have been going on about its benefits and dangers for many years. Let us and we will try to understand this issue.
Description of black tea: Black tea – tea, in the production of which the tea leaves underwent a long process of enzymatic oxidation before final drying. For comparison: green tea is either not oxidized at all, or the oxidation process is very short. The name "Black" is used in Russia, European countries, India, America. In China and other Asian countries, this tea is called "Red." Specialists recommend drinking no more than two or three small cups of this tea per day.
Composition of black tea: The chemical composition of black tea depends on the place of growth and variety of tea bush. Black tea contains vitamins A, K, P, group B (B1, B2, B3 (PP), B5). It contains amino acids, tannins (tannins), caffeine, sodium, magnesium, potassium, calcium, iron, fluorine, iodine, zinc, copper and other healthy substances.
Calorie content of black tea: Calorie content of black tea in dry form is about 150 kcal per 100 grams of product. But in a cup of brewed black tea there will be no more than 5 kcal.