Drinking morning tea, before anything else, is a common practice in most Indian families. Many of us love to begin our day with a steaming glass of tea. There are all kinds of tea available today, each with its own rich flavor and health benefits. But, beginning your day with some tea is a bad idea for your health. The tea might be a good idea when you already had something beforehand, yet tea on an empty stomach is bad idea.
We’ve gathered five reasons why it is best to avoid tea at the beginning of the day.
Disturbs your metabolic activity
Drinking tea right early in the morning may disturb your metabolic system because of irregularity of acidic and alkaline substances in the stomach which can meddle with the regular metabolic activity of the body and keep you troubled through the day.
Dehydrates your body
As per, Weight Loss and Wellness Coach, “Tea is diuretic in nature which means that it removes the water from our body. Our body is already dehydrated because of eight long hours of sleep and intake of water or food, tea just adds to that condition of lack of hydration.
Bad for oral health
When you consume tea early morning, the bacteria in your mouth will breakdown the sugar which leads increased acid levels in the mouth and this can cause erosion of the enamel in your teeth. It might even cause gingivitis because of excessive bacteria build up.
Caffeine hits back
Caffeine is known to give you an instant energy boost . However, giving your body a strong dose of caffeine on an empty stomach may have symptoms that include nausea, dizziness and other unpleasant sensations. It is best to have tea or coffee after eating something.
The milk in tea leads the issue of bloating in a some people. This happens as a result of the presence of lactose that has the worst effect on the body when you consume it on empty stomach. It leads to the issue of bloating.