Here at CLEO, we are big fans of things you can eat/drink with fat-shedding or health properties – it seems so much more achievable than going for a run somehow. (Though if you are looking for motivation on that front, this might help.)

One of the drinks that you can imbibe with the most health-related smugness? Tea.

Made from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant, tea may well be the healthiest drink around. It is the world’s most popular beverage after water and it’s packed with powerful antioxidants that give it a load of health benefits. Studies have linked tea to brain and heart health, diabetes and cancer prevention, weight loss, improved mood and even cholesterol control. Here we examine the advantages of regularly drinking various teas:

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Text: Natalya Mook/ The Singapore Women’s Weekly
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