Inarguably, bubble tea is becoming trendy and making the splash on the beverage scene.
Originally created in Taiwan, bubble tea has spread out to the U.S as a mainstay refreshment.
It is made using freshly brewed milk, tea, sugar, and varieties of flavors that are shaken together to form bubbles in the tea.
What's more, you can customize the tea with an array of flavors, jellies, and syrup, creating a plethora of yummy and aesthetically pleasing drinks.
And while a bubble tea lover could drink several cups of bubble tea every day, it may not be the best healthy addition to your diet. But what happens when you decide to sip them regularly?
Drinking bubble tea every day keeps you hydrated
Women are generally advised to drink an estimated 2.7 liters of water every day. This amount looks daunting, especially those who hate to chug old-fashioned H20.
Certainly, bubble tea is refreshing, but does it hydrates the body? According to a Mayo Clinic article, "Caffeinated drink is a little diuretic and may cause you to urinate." Intuitively, many people would believe that it could cause dehydration.
However, recent research confirmed that a few cups of caffeinated beverages every day does not have a dehydrating effect. You can think of caffeinated drinks like bubble tea as an additional source of water. And no! Bonus hydration wouldn't hurt!
Drinking bubble tea every day might get you your desired boost
If you're looking for a simple jolt of caffeine, you should consider getting a bubble tea drink today.
As reported in Chinanews.com, some traditional boba tea contains high caffeine content.
But does the caffeine in the boba tea deliver the much-needed boost?
According to a report, a chemical known as adenosine combines with the A1 receptor, it creates a relaxing effect. However, caffeine (which is a stimulant) prevents Adenosine from binding with the A1 receptor, which makes you stay awake and strong.
But remember that drinking too much caffeine may lead to adverse effects like anxiety and headache.
Apart from caffeine, boba tea contains simple carbohydrate sugar that the body breaks down and converts to energy.
This means boba tea can provide temporary energy to keep you boosted all day.
Drinking bubble tea every day could provide you with beneficial antioxidants
Antioxidants present in green tea can prevent the formation of free radicals in the body, preventing the damage of molecules and cells.
Oxidative damage is said to play big-time in cancer development, and antioxidant may provide a protective effect. So drinking green tea bubble tea can provide you with antioxidants.
If you're not a fan of green tea, you can still reap the antioxidant benefit when you brew another kind.
Drinking bubble tea every day could keep your guts regulated
The gelatinous tapioca pearls found in boba tea may not deliver impressive results in terms of nutrients, flavor, and vitamin on their own, but they are not completely useless. Tapioca originates from the starch of cassava roots.
Tapioca aids digestion by functioning like fiber. They help to keep the microbiota in the guts regulated by encouraging the thriving of beneficial bacteria.
By Priya Navani
Posted on April 15, 2020