10 Super-Healthy Food Trends You Haven't Tried Yet (Page 9)

Rooibos Tea

8. Rooibos Tea

Green tea isn’t the only super-healthy tea out there. Rooibos tea—a red-colored herbal tea made from the leaves of the rooibos bush—may protect your heart. People at risk of developing heart disease (read: high cholesterol, blood pressure and/or body mass index) significantly lowered their triglycerides and “bad” LDL cholesterol and raised their “good” HDL cholesterol by drinking 6 cups of the tea daily over six weeks, says research published in the Journal of Ethnopharmacology. Find 3 other super-healthy teas to try here.

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