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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 (156)

Title Date Category Description  
Long-Term Tea Intake is Associated with Reduced Prevalence of (Type 2) Diabetes Mellitus among Elderly People from Mediterranean Islands: MEDIS Epidemiological Study 24th Sep '09 Independent Research Demosthenes B. Panagiotakos , Christos Lionis,Akis Zeimbekis,Kyriaki Gelastopoulou,Natassa Papairakleous,Undurti N. Das,and Evangelos Polychronopoulos.
Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee, Tea Intake, and Risk of Renal Cell Cancer 24th Sep '09 Independent Research Maurizio Montella; Irene Tramacere; Alessandra Tavani; Silvano Gallus; Anna Crispo; Renato Talamini; Luigino Dal Maso; Valerio Ramazzotti; Carlotta Galeone; Silvia Franceschi; Carlo La Vecchia
Higher regular coffee and tea consumption is associated with reduced endometrial cancer risk 24th Sep '09 Independent Research Susan E. McCann 1, Michael Yeh, Kerry Rodabaugh, Kirsten B. Moysich.
Dietary pattern, the metabolic syndrome, and left ventricular mass and systolic function: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis 24th Sep '09 Independent Research Longjian Liu, Jennifer A Nettleton, Alain G Bertoni, David A Bluemke, João A Lima and Moyses Szklo.
Tea Consumption and Ischemic Stroke Risk: A Case-Control Study in Southern China 24th Sep '09 Independent Research Wenbin Liang, MPH; Andy H. Lee, PhD; Colin W. Binns, MBBS, PhD; Rongsheng Huang, MBBS ; Delong Hu, MD Qingkun Zhou, MD
Coffee and black tea consumption and risk of breast cancer by estrogen and progesterone receptor status in a Swedish cohort 24th Sep '09 Independent Research Susanna C. Larsson, Leif Bergkvist and Alicja Wolk
Tea Consumption and Risk of Breast Cancer 24th Sep '09 Independent Research Nagi Kumar, Linda Titus-Ernstoff, Polly A. Newcomb,Amy Trentham-Dietz, Gabriella Anic and Kathleen M. Egan.
Tea drinking habits and oesophageal cancer in a high risk area in northern Iran: population based case-controlled study 24th Sep '09 Independent Research Islami et al.
Polyphenolic beverages reduce initial bacterial adherence to enamel in situ 24th Sep '09 Independent Research C. Hannig, S. Sorg, B. Spitzmuller, M. Hannig, A. Al-Ahmad.
Black tea consumption dose-dependently improves flowmediated dilation in healthy males 24th Sep '09 Independent Research Grassi, Davide; Mulder, Theo PJ; Draijer, Richard; Desideri, Giovambattista; Molhuizen, Henri OF; Ferri, Claudio
Coffee, black tea and risk of gastric cancer 24th Sep '09 Independent Research Background: To provide information about the association of coffee, black tea with gastric cancer risk.
Anti-cariogenic effects of polyphenols from plant stimulant beverages (cocoa, coffee, tea) 24th Sep '09 Independent Research Gianmaria F. Ferrazzanoa, Ivana Amatoa, Aniello Ingenitoa, Antonino De Nataleb and Antonino Pollioc.
Protective action of aqueous black tea (Camellia sinensis) extract (BTE) against ovariectomy-induced oxidative stress of mononuclear cells and its associated progression of bone loss 24th Sep '09 Independent Research Asankur Sekhar Das, Maitrayee Mukherjee, Dolan Das, Chandan Mitra * Department of Physiology, Presidency College, Kolkata 700 073, India
Role of oxidation-triggered activation of JNK and p38 MAPK in black tea polyphenols induced apoptotic death of A375 cells 24th Sep '09 Independent Research Udayan Bhattacharya, Babli Halder, Sibabrata Mukhopadhyay and Ashok K. Giri, Molecular and Human Genetics Division ;Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Kolkata, India
Green and Black Tea Consumption and Risk of Stroke 16th Sep '09 Independent Research Experimental models of stroke provide consistent evidence of smaller stroke volumes in animals ingesting tea components or tea extracts.

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