You can hardly find someone who is not interested in drinking tea, and perhaps this is the reason that after water, tea is the most consumed drink in the world. A drink that is not seasonal and is pleasant in any weather conditions. Apart from the delicious taste, tea has been found effective in reducing heart disease in various studies on the effects of tea. As mentioned before it is true that drinking tea is pleasant in all climatic conditions, but sometimes the heat reaches a point where no one continue enjoying a hot drink and that is where ice tea comes to help. There are many recipes to make it: pale or thick, sweet or bitter. Just add boiled water to the dry tea and then cool it with ice or cold water. You can then add citrus, lemon, tropical fruits or aromatic grains to create a delicious variety. You can make ice tea with black tea, green tea or any other type of tea. But what's the benefits of this drink? Apart from stopping thirst, it provides your body with water and has antioxidant properties due to its high content of polyphenols. It should not be forgotten that cold or ice tea is less harmful to teeth than other drinks, and it seems that drinking it, by changing the pH of the mouth, prevents the teeth decay. Do have long lasting scars? Drink tea! Each teapot supplies nearly 35% of the daily needed manganese for women and 23% of needed manganese for men. Meanwhile, manganese is essential for bone strengthening and for body metabolism. Maybe you've had the feeling that you're feeling better after drinking tea. This good feeling is because tea helps you reduce stress. According to a research in the UK, taking four cups of black tea a day for one week can reduce the level of cortisol in the body and reduce the amount of stress.