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BBC NEWS | Health | Tea ‘healthier’ drink than water

Posted by That Other Mike on 14/09/2008

BBC NEWS | Health | Tea ‘healthier’ drink than water.

Drinking three or more cups of tea a day is as good for you as drinking plenty of water and may even have extra health benefits, say researchers.

The work in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition dispels the common belief that tea dehydrates.

Tea not only rehydrates as well as water does, but it can also protect against heart disease and some cancers, UK nutritionists found.

Experts believe flavonoids are the key ingredient in tea that promote health.

Aha! We were right all along. Tea does fix everything. Once again, another triumph for Britain.

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