Our grateful thanks to the Tea Advisory Board for their contribution to our radio feature which you can hear again via the audio player at the bottom of this page.
Nutritional profile of tea (courtesy of BBC Good Food)
One serving (225ml) of black tea with milk contains approximately:
Rich in protective plant compounds (courtesy of BBC Good Food)
All varieties of tea (black, white, green and oolong) are a rich source of protective plant compounds, called polyphenols. Regularly consuming these polyphenols may help protect the cells of the body from damage and as a result reduce the risk of chronic diseases like heart disease, diabetes and cancer. Catechins in green tea and theaflavins in black tea are the compounds responsible for most of these health benefits.
In a nutshell - A growing body of evidence shows that tea:
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