Q: Can drinking tea prevent cancer?
Ans:Tea drinking is basically healthy, provided you do not add too much sugar in it. A healthier alternative is to add artificial sweeteners that are suitable for diabetics. However, do not feed any sugar with aspartame content to young children as it might cause stomach upsets.
Tea is reputed to be able to detoxify the body. It also speeds up the elimination of alcohol and other harmful substances (fats and nicotine, for example) from the bodily organs. It assuage thirst and assist the digestion. It is a very healthy beverage and it can combat the effects of summer heat. There is a myth of whether tea drinking can help prevent cancer.
Actually, tea contains alot of healthy substances, of which one is antioxidant. Antioxidant helps to prevent everything from heart disease to strokes to cancers. The antioxidant content in one cup of tea is higher than that of a glass of fruit juice. Furthermore, experiment have shown that tea drinking actually helps to deter cancer from developing. A group of people who are suspected to have the risk of developing mouth cancer took part in the test. A number of them started drinking tea and after six months, tests showed that those who drink tea actually developed the disease slower than those who did not. For more details about this research, please visit the following website : http://www.orientalfood.com/nutrition/teacancer.html
At the same time, not only Chinese tea or Japanese green tea are healthy. The black tea that Americans and Europeans drink are also found to be healthy and contain the same health benefits of that of Chinese and green tea.
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