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• The antioxidants and polyphenols in tea may be responsible for some of its health benefits, such as stronger bones, lower cholesterol levels, and reduced risk of heart disease and some types of cancer - all of which are enjoyed by regular tea drinkers. Consider these types of tea in the upcoming winter months for healthful, warming treats that offer added health benefits:
1. Green tea. With tea leaves that are steamed, rolled and dried - a method that preserves the content of polyphenols - green tea is high in antioxidants. Its flavor is a bit earthier than that of white tea. Green tea is available in a range of varieties; Dr. Weil's favorite is powdered green tea, known as matcha. Green tea provides EGCG, a polyphenol than may help to fight inflammation, lower cholesterol, prevent cancer and boost the immune system.