Know the do’s and don’ts of making and drinking green tea
Green tea is one of the most popular hot beverages. Normally, it is said that one should drink green tea first in the morning, and then later in the evening as well. To help you get the maximum benefits, here are some dos and don’ts that you must follow while making and drinking green tea:
- Do not drink green tea when it is too hot. The best way to prepare green tea is to use an electric kettle, let the water boil. Pour the water into a mug and then let the green tea sit for a minute or two and then enjoy it. Often people prepare green tea on the stove and let the tea sit for too long which makes the tea lose its taste. Green tea is to be enjoyed warm and not piping hot.
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- Do not have it immediately after your meal. A lot of people drink green tea immediately after their meals. Well, having green tea just after meals can disturb the digestion process. After meals, wait for 30 to 45 minutes and then turn on that electric kettle to make a cup of green tea for yourself.
- Do not let green tea sit for long: Have you ever wondered why your green tea tastes bitter? Well, maybe you let sit for too long. Letting the green tea leaves steep for too long doesn’t add more nutrients to the tea. Rather, it makes the tea bitter in taste.
- Don’t reuse green tea bags: It is advisable that you don’t reuse green tea Already used green tea bags have high amounts of caffeine which is not good for your health. Also, wet tea bags are prone to microbial infestation.
- Use filtered water or bottled water: To make green tea, use filtered water or bottled water. Often people use tap water for making green tea- and that’s a mistake. For enhanced taste, use water from your water purifiers or bottled water.