Tea : The Chinese Legacy

Tea is synonymous with the morning! Bed tea has become more than a habit for millions of people worldwide. The importance of tea can be gauged from the fact that tea tasters are a rage these days.

History

The story of tea began in ancient China over 5,000 years ago. According to legend, Emperor Shen Nong, accidental discovered it. In accordance with his ruling, the servants began to boil water for the court to drink. Dried leaves from the near by bush fell into the boiling water, and a brown liquid was infused into the water.

Tea, black, brewed, prepared with distilled water

The nutritional values of "Tea, black, brewed, prepared with distilled water" per 100 grams are:
Nutrition Summary
Total Calories 1
Protein 0 g
Fat 0.4 g
Carbohydrate 0.3 g
NutrientsAmount%Daily Value
Calcium, Ca 0 mg 0 %
Copper, Cu 0.01 mg 0.4 %
Iron, Fe 0.01  mg 0.06 %
Magnesium, Mg 1 mg 0.25 %
Manganese, Mn 0.22 mg 10.95 %
Phosphorus, P 1 mg 0.1 %
Potassium, K 21  mg 0.6 %
Selenium, Se 0 mcg 0 %
Sodium, Na 0 mg 0 %
Zinc, Zn 0.01 mg 0.07 %
Vitamin A 0  IU 0 %
Vitamin C 0 mg 0 %
Vitamin B6 0 mg 0 %
Vitamin E ~
Vitamin K ~
Riboflavin 0.01  mg 0.82 %
Thiamin 0 mg 0 %
Folate, DFE 5  mcg 1.25 %
Niacin 0  mg 0 %
Sugars ~
Fiber 0  g 0 %
Cholesterol 0 mg 0 %
Water 99.7 g
Carotene, alpha ~
Carotene, beta ~
Choline ~
Lycopene ~
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Data source: USDA Nutrient Database, R25
*Percent Daily Values (%DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie reference diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower based on your individual needs.

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