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Why tea matters...

Black tea has many health and well-being benefits, which most of us are completely unaware of. In addition, some of us are confused by various 'old wives tales' associated with drinking tea.

Tea, the world's favourite drink, can help you maintain your health as part of a balanced diet and healthy, active lifestyle. The antioxidants, hydrating properties, caffeine and fluoride found in tea mean that you need never feel guilty about reaching for the teapot.

The UK drinks 165 million cups of tea a day, with about 70% of the population drinking tea regularly.

Articles and research (226)

Title Date Category Description  
How Tea Wakes You Up - infographic 20th Nov '17 Alertness / Fatigue Infographic - how tea wakes you up, by the Tea Advisory Panel
Tea time 20th Nov '17 Fluoride Robin Seymour examines the links between tea and fluoride, and reveals if drinking the world’s second favourite beverage has any dental or health benefits
4 cuppas a day keeps the dentist away 20th Nov '17 Fluoride New research shows how fluoride in tea helps strengthen tooth enamel and help teeth to recover after meals
Coffee, tea or Red Bull: what’s the healthiest way to get your caffeine fix? 25th Aug '17 Caffeine Source: The Telegraph
Tea and the health benefits for ageing, cancer and dry eye 24th Jul '17 Health & Wellbeing Tea continues to point to the health benefits of in ageing, cancer and dry eye
The Tea Advisory Panel respond to tea’s latest health claims 20th Jul '17 Health & Wellbeing Latest research points to tea consumption being beneficial to ageing, cancer and - most intriguingly - for the condition of dry eye.
Reduce stress? Ease sore muscles? Battle colds? All in a day’s work for tea 7th Jul '17 Health & Wellbeing Source: Preen Online
5 Ways Green Tea Is Going to Totally Change Your Beauty Routine 12th Jun '17 Health & Wellbeing Source: Marie Claire / Katie Becker
Tea can help prevent dementia 21st May '17 Health & Wellbeing Source: Channel News Asia
New research continues to reaffirm the health benefits of tea 12th May '17 Health & Wellbeing Evidence continues to show the many health benefits packed into a cup of tea.
Teas, Infusions and the Latest on Health 24th Apr '17 Health & Wellbeing Tea in all its forms remains Britain’s favourite drink. While we all seem to love it, it is also great for our wellbeing.
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.
Hydration advice awash with dubious claims a cuppa is a tea-riffic way to refresh. 13th Jan '17 Hydration Persistent low-level dehydration increases the risk of heart disease and stroke and temporary dips can trigger headaches fatigue and impaired physical and mental performance.
Which are the best drinks to meet your fluid requirements? 29th Dec '16 Hydration Cheap, freely available and calorie-free, tap water should be your first choice of fluid throughout the day.
Fluoride content of UK retail tea: impact of brew time on teas of different quality 21st Dec '16 Fluoride Tea is a natural source of fluoride (F-) and is a major contributor to adult F- intakes in the UK. In addition, F- has well established oral health benefits.

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