No Milk With Tea

 

If you drink tea for it's health giving benefits then do not drink it with milk added. That is the conclusion by a professor of cardiology at the Charite Hospital in Berlin, Germany.

It appears the proteins in milk cancel out the health giving flavonoids in tea called catechins.

Tests with black tea, tea with milk and tea with hot water were conducted on 16 volunteer subjects. Black tea caused dilation of blood vessels whereas tea with milk did not said a molecular biologist.

Sources:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/story/0,,1986066,00.html

http://www.apluswriting.net/rssnewsfeeds/health/teahealth.htm

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