More Health News About Tea and It's All Good!
The New York Times recently carried an important article on the significant value of consuming flavonoids. This is a nutrient found in plant foods and may reduce the risk for cancer and cardiovascular death. Tea is a good source. They cited a study from Nature Communications that used data
from over 56,000 conusmers over 23 years.
After controlling for various factors, they found significant benefits from those that consumed the most flavonoids:
17% reduced risk for mortality
15% reduced risk for cardiovascular disease
20% reduced risk for cancer mortality.
What's the secret? Consume about 500 milligrams of flavonoids a day. Good sources for flavonoids are tea, chocolate, red wine, citrus fruits, berries, apples & broccoli. Here are easy ways to get to the magic 500 milligram number:
One cup of tea - Black, Green, Oolong, White.
One apple or orange
3.5 ounces of blueberries or broccoli.
You knew Tea was delicious - now you can enjoy it even more knowing just one cup provides you a world of health.