Essay on Informative Speech

1089 Words Dec 3rd, 2013 5 Pages
Purpose statement: To inform my audience about the health benefits of drinking different types of tea.
Thesis statement: Drinking brewed teas, such as green tea, black tea, and white tea has health benefits that many people are unaware of.
Pattern of Organization: Topical.

INTRODUCTION
1) Whether you prefer your tea to be piping hot or ice cold, are you aware that it is one of the best things you can drink?
a) According to an article from Sciencedaily.com, tea is the second most consumed beverage in the world, behind water.
2) Establish Credibility: the women in my family are hereditarily more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer than others. Ever since I was little my grandmother has drank tea, green tea specifically.
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a.ii) It also has been shown to have an impact and reduce the risk of stomach cancer, esophageal cancer, prostate cancer, pancreatic cancer, and colorectal cancer. (http://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/features/health-benefits-of-green-tea?page=2)
b) How about green tea and your heart?
b.i) Green tea has been shown to unclog your arteries and keep blood flow through the heart and body strong.
c) The media has caught on to the green tea phenomenon and its effectiveness with weight loss and its fat burning factors. Even though we take most things in the media with a grain of salt, this isn’t all made up. Green tea has been shown to assist in the handling of obesity and help with losing weight.
c.i) So, how much weight can you really lose? In several studies, it is said that you can burn on average, 75-100 calories a day by drinking about 5 cups of green tea. If you were to combine green tea with a healthy diet and exercise, the potential to shed many pounds is much higher. And if 5 cups in a single day seems like an overabundant amount of tea for you, there are supplements of green tea extract that can be purchased at many local grocery stores.
5) Another type of tea from the Camellia sinensis plant is Black tea. The health benefits of black tea focuses on the similar areas as green tea.
a) The best benefits from black tea come from its high number of antioxidants, which fight off infections and viruses that can attack our bodies.
b) There was a study in the…