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What the scientists are saying

Drink more tea!
Researchers in the field of tea-health say that tea can assist with weight-loss, hearth health and bone and muscle strength. 2-3 cups of green tea a day can accelerate the process of weight-loss as the caffeine and catechins found in tea helps burn calories. Tea can also help patients of hypertension; one cup of black tea a day can reduce blood pressure and improve cardiovascular health. The flavonoids and antioxidants found in green tea help reduce the effects of osteoporosis by improving bone and muscle strength. Full details of the study here.

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