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8 Interesting Facts about the 2nd most Popular Beverage- Tea

09 Jun 2017

8 Interesting Facts about the 2nd most Popular Beverage- Tea

by Admin

Can you imagine a world without the flavorsome taste of freshly brewed tea? Well, we can’t. Not only tea is amazingly good for the health, it is one of the most popular beverage and is consumed by millions of people.

With the best health benefits, there are some interesting facts that makes tea the most loved beverage across the world.

8 Interesting Facts about the 2nd most Popular Beverage

 

1. Tea is the 2nd most consumed beverage in the world

Tea is the 2nd most consumed beverage in the world

Though there are many coffee lovers out there, nothing can beat the revitalization properties of a hot cup of chai. It is only beaten by water in the first place for obvious reasons. From starting your day to helping you sleep soundly, we wonder what can’t a cup of tea do?

 

2. Three billion cups of tea is consumed everyday

Three billion cups of tea is consumed everyday

On an average about 3 billion cups of tea is consumed every day around the world. With so many people loving and drinking tea, there is something definitely amazing about this beverage.


3. Healthiest of all beverages

Healthiest of all beverages

Flavonoids in tea are good for your heart. They help in dilating arteries and lower the blood pressure and cholesterol level. THis makes tea one of the healthiest drink to savor and serve.


4. Tibetans add salt and butter to their Tea

Tibetans add salt and butter to their Tea

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Though each one of us have a different flavor when it comes to tea, tibetans like tea completely opposite of what it is famous for. They add butter and salt to the boiled mixture of water and tea leaves. Quite rare!
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5. Even Americans gulp down 50 billion cups of tea every year

Americans gulp down 50 billion cups of tea every year

Americans claim themselves to be coffee lovers, yet the population drinks about 50 billion cups of tea every year. They are the truly in love with Ice tea!


6. Popularly known as Chai in hindi, tea is derived from the Chinese word “Cha”

tea is derived from the Chinese word

If you thought Chai was the name given by the Indians, you are just partly correct. Chai was derived from a Chinese word “Cha” which meant- one who drinks tea will have a very long life.


7. Black Tea is free from calories

Black Tea is free from calories

Tea without the sugar and milk is free from any calories. Black tea is famous around the globe for its refreshing and exhilarating properties.


8. Tea in Britain was sold twice the rate of Coffee

Tea in Britain was sold twice the rate of Coffee

Ever wondered how Chai became the “English tea”? Since tea was very shortly available (only in China), Britain traded tea in lieu of silver, making it an expensive English beverage. Read the full story here.

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