Tea better than drinking water

Updated on May 24, 2007 05:34 PM IST
Researchers claim that sipping tea is perhaps better than drinking water, as the benefits of the beverage are many.
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ANI | By, London

Sipping tea is far better than drinking water, researchers said.

There are strong grounds to suggest that taking three or more cups of tea can reduce the risk of heart attacks.

According to researcher Dr Carrie Ruxton from King's College London, it is a wrong belief that tea leads to dehydration.

"Tea is better than water as it contains antioxidants. It does not dehydrate you,” the Mirror quoted Ruxton, as writing in European Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

Another positive impact of tea is that it protects from dental plaque, which is a reason for tooth decay.

Drinking tea also helps in bone strengthening.

However, whether the drink protects from cancer is not very clear.

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