Blog Entry 6: â€œThe Health Benefits of Teaâ€? Research suggest that tea correlates to good health, happiness and wisdom. Studies have shown that there are a variety of teas on the market that help prevent cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and weight gain. Tea also has antimicrobial properties. Tea is a great substitute to coffee. The only issue? Most consumers tend to reach for the bottled teas in their local grocery store- these sort of teas contain a great deal of high fructose corn syrup and other forms of sugar. These sort of teas also contain various preservatives. Rather than purchasing bottled tea- make your own tea at home. Below are several health benefits of different types of tea: Black Tea: Black Tea has the highest content of caffeine in comparison to all other types of tea. Studies have shown that black tea may prevent lung damage as a result of exposure to cigarette smoke. It also reduces the risk of stroke. White Tea: White Tea has the most potent anticancer properties than any other tea. Green Tea: Green tea is high in various antioxidants that may prove helpful to the human body. Most of these antioxidants help to burn fat, reduce stress, and prevent cancer in the breast, lung, stomach, and pancreas.