Tea is the most commonly consumed beverage in the world after water. In the UK it has been drunk for over 350 years. Today, 77% of British adults drink tea and of the tea consumed in the UK, 95% is black tea.
We drink tea because we enjoy it, we find it comforting, we relax with it, we socialise with it. Tea is good for our health - mental, emotional, social and physical. An increasing amount of scientific research testifies to the health benefits of all teas, black, green, white, herbal infusions and others. Teas contain a range of polyphenolic ingredients, which are linked with several benefits from heart health, blood pressure to potentially lowering the risk of diabetes type 2 and helping with weight loss. All of this is good news for Britain’s tea drinkers, knowing that something they enjoy is linked with health benefits.
But did you know that studies also link tea with beauty factors, not only weight loss but also hydration and skin health? Read on to find out more how tea can help with our daily health and well being needs.
|Tea up for a healthy lifestyle||13th Jan '17||Health & Wellbeing||Tea is the most commonly consumed beverage in the world after water. In fact, in the UK it has been drunk for more than 400 years.||View|
|TEA UP. Two cups of tea a day reduces mortality by 40%||3rd Dec '16||Health & Wellbeing||Two cups of tea a day is associated with a 40% reduction in risk of mortality from all causes according to new research just published in the American Journal of Nutrition.||View|
|A BeauTea Essential - Beauty Benefits of Tea for Summer Health||25th Jul '14||Health & Wellbeing||Tea is the most commonly consumed beverage in the world after water. In the UK it has been drunk for over 350 years. Today, 77% of British adults drink tea and of the tea consumed in the UK, 95% is black tea.||View|
|What's Healthier than a good cuppa?||12th Nov '12||Health & Wellbeing||Tea is the number one drink for health. It's also our absolute favourite according to a recent BBC programme. Nothing we eat or drink in Britain comes close. We drink 165 million cups every day. That's 15 billion litres of tea every year. The good new||View|
|New review shows that caffeinated drinks can benefit health||27th Jan '10||Health & Wellbeing||Caffeinated drinks, such as tea, coffee and cocoa, can make an important contribution to good health, says a new research review just published.||View|
|Melinda's love of a cuppa is down to health||20th May '09||Health & Wellbeing||Melinda Messenger is working with the Tea Advisory Panel to talk about the importance of healthy eating and drinking and how the good ol' British cuppa may help people's health and wellbeing.||View|
|TAP Bulletin May 2009||18th May '09||Health & Wellbeing||Tea and Caffeine||View|
|Black tea associated with 30% reduced risk of fracture||3rd Sep '16||Health & Wellbeing||Consumption of three or more cups of black tea daily is associated with a 30% reduced risk of osteoporotic fracture according to a new Australian study, just published.||View|
|New British Medical Journal study links flavonoids with slower weight gain||31st Jul '16||Health & Wellbeing||Natural plant compounds found in tea, as well as certain fruits, may be the answer to expanding middle aged waistlines, according to a new study just published in British Medical Journal.||View|
|Emerging evidence for tea benefits||16th Jun '16||Health & Wellbeing||Tea is the most commonly consumed beverage in the world, after water. Associations between regular tea drinking and a reduced risk of coronary heart disease are well established.||View|
|Weight||10th Jun '16||Health & Wellbeing||When we think about managing our weight what we eat may jump into our minds first, followed by the need to exercise.||View|
|Cancer - the facts||8th Jun '16||Health & Wellbeing||The causes of cancer are multi-faceted, with inherited genes, workplace causes, sun and pollution exposure, hormones, infection exposure, smoking, alcohol intake, diet, physical activity levels and body weight all posing a potential risk.||View|
|It's always time for tea||7th Jun '16||Health & Wellbeing||Around 40% of the nation’s hydration comes in a cup of tea and this great British beverage is an important source of health-enhancing minerals, polyphenols and flavanols.||View|
|7-day Superfoods Cleansing Diet||6th Jan '12||Health & Wellbeing||With the festive period and its over-indulgence firmly in the past, now is the time to drag out those New Year resolutions and kick start your healthy eating plan.||View|
|Tea - Refreshed Wellbeing||11th Aug '15||Health & Wellbeing||All your summer health and hydration needs in a cuppa||View|
|New study finds that black tea benefits the health of our pearly whites||7th Jun '11||Health & Wellbeing||An ingredient in black tea may play a role in preventing periodontal disease (advanced gum disease) according to a newly published study just out.||View|
|Tea Drinkers are at Reduced Risk of Breast Cancer||24th Jul '14||Health & Wellbeing||Cancer is a very complex medical subject but a new systematic review and meta-analysis builds on previous research and shows how tea drinkers could have less of a breast cancer risk. The aim of this latest analysis was to evaluate the links between tea c||View|
|Black Tea is Associated with Reduced Risk of Advanced Prostate Cancer||26th Aug '13||Health & Wellbeing||Five or more cups of black tea each day reduces the risk of advanced prostate cancer by one third according to a new Dutch study, just out.||View|
|Tea Drinking linked with reduced risk of oral cancer||18th Jul '13||Health & Wellbeing||Tea drinking may reduce the risk of oral cancer according to a new study.||View|
|New research reveals yet more health benefits of black tea.||7th Jul '11||Health & Wellbeing||New mechanisms by which black tea could help to prevent cancer have been revealed in two recent studies.||View|
|TAP Bulletin November 2009||26th Nov '09||Health & Wellbeing||Consuming one to eight cups of black tea each day is associated with a reduced risk of chronic disease, according to a new research review conducted by Dr Carrie Ruxton on behalf of the Tea Advisory Panel and published in Nutrition & Food Science Journal.||View|
|Tea is good for dental health||20th May '09||Health & Wellbeing||Tea has no erosive action on the teeth according to a recent study. The study found that tea, like plain water, has no erosive potential. TAP member Dr Carrie Ruxton explains the study's findings.||View|
|Nine out of 10 Britons risk mental and physical health problems caused by poor diet||20th May '09||Health & Wellbeing||The vast majority of people in the UK are risking potentially serious mental and physical health problems caused by eating the wrong foods and not drinking enough fluids, according to a new study by the Tea Advisory Panel. The survey found that people eat||View|
|Black tea linked to a reduced risk of Ovarian Cancer||26th Feb '09||Health & Wellbeing||According to latest research from America, black tea has been found to reduce the possible risk of ovarian cancer. The study found that women drinking two or more cups of black tea a day had a 30% reduction in risk of ovarian cancer.||View|
|TAP Bulletin October 2008||24th Oct '08||Health & Wellbeing||Younger people putting their health at risk through poor diet and low fluid intake, study shows.||View|
|Black tea could lower risk of Parkinson's disease||14th Mar '08||Health & Wellbeing||Drinking black tea regularly could reduce the risk of developing Parkinson's disease, concluded a study.||View|
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