Tea: with or without milk?


In today’s generation, tea has turned into a favorite liquid drink all over the world. Drinking tea is not only good for one’s well-being, it tastes heavenly and is animating as well!

Today, we can see many stalls offering milk tea. Why is it popular to youngsters?  Many young people today have an exceptional craving for sweet drinks. Milk tea is a refreshment that most high schoolers and yuppies appreciate. Since milk tea is a trend for many young people, the business keeps on prospering.

What is the health benefit of tea when it is added with milk?

According to the BBC News , Milk in tea ‘blocks health gains’

Adding milk to a cup of tea can destroy its ability to protect against heart disease, according to research.

Researchers at the Fifth International Scientific Symposium on Tea and Human Health say that drain proteins tie with the flavonols in tea, making it more troublesome for the body to assimilate them and harvest the medical advantages. Green tea alone, for instance, has been demonstrated to marginally build the digestion system, making it good for weight reduction.  However, a different study demonstrates that digestion is restrained when milk is included. The same seems to be valid for controlling pulse: tea alone appears to help, yet the impact is reduced with milk.According to the website health status, tea has many active ingredients that affect our health. It is particularly rich in antioxidants and vitamins. It is found to improve our immune system, to control blood sugar levels, reduce damage to cells and prevent cardiovascular diseases. But, if you add milk to your tea, its beneficial effects on your vascular system go away.

As indicated by Tea Generation co-founder and general manager Vernie Cobreros-Farro. “Milk tea is not a fad. We have 5 billion (pesos worth of) potential markets in Asia alone. We’ve been running for more than two years and are successful so far because we have a great business structure, unlike those who have closed down,”

Tea has cancer prevention agents. Cell reinforcements battle your body’s free radicals, the chemicals that are presently accepted to be connected to obliterating cell DNA that prompts numerous sorts of tumor. Cell reinforcements help square growth by anticipating harm to cell DNA. Adding milk to tea may decrease some of its refreshing properties, studies show.

In numerous parts of the world, the custom is to serve tea with milk. Recently, specialists have been shocked to find that including milk may strip tea of some of its advantageous impacts.

“[Drinking] milk tea is good for people who are up-building (gaining weight), because milk tea is calorically dense. Adding milk to tea also enhances the flavor and improves tolerance,” she said. Hedrix Ar-ar C. Caballe and Giuliani Renz G. Paas

On the other hand, Catherine Collins, a dietician and spokesperson for the British Dietetic Society, agreed that tea is a “very healthy drink” and pointed out that drinking it with milk would boost calcium intake. There are benefits for tea, with or without milk, so keep on drinking.”

Sharmaine Lorido
AB-Masscomm, New Era University