Is it true that hot tea is the best thirst quencher?
Meets Irina Kruglova, expert tea shop.
Psychologically difficult to accept that the tea cope with the thirst better than any soft drink. However, from the point of view of physiology in the heat nothing like a hot (but not scalding) tea. Cooling the active elements of the beverage when it is hot. It is composed of tannins, they do not allow the liquid to quickly be absorbed from the intestine. It helps a long time is not thirsty. Besides hot tea tones the body and opens the pores. Due to active sweating, the body temperature decreases. Therefore, the inhabitants of steppe regions and the nomadic tribes in the heat prefer to drink hot tea, and even wrapped in a warm Bathrobe.
What tea is better save from the heat? According to Chinese tradition, to quench your thirst in the summer heat it is better to drink green or white tea, it has a cooling properties above.