about the study
The survey analyzed data from exactly 6,016 volunteers ranging in age from 21 to 75 years. In the study, participants answered a questionnaire about their habits regarding the consumption of tea, alcohol, coffee, cigarettes and other situations that involved their health. Of all the members, the quarter had the habit of drinking black tea regularly and in large quantities. Of this total, 6.4% developed prostate cancer.
Thus, experts were able to conclude that those who drink the tea are twice as likely to have this health problem, compared to those who drink little or no amounts.
The Benefits of Black Tea Moderation
Even with this negative aspect disclosed by the Institute of Health and Welfare, University of Glasgow, black tea can be an ally of health, if consumption is moderate. For example, according to a study carried out at the University of Singapore with 2,500 people over 55, this same drink can help maintain memory. According to the survey results, 65% of seniors who drink at least two cups of tea a day maintained levels of cognitive ability, as well as attention and memory.
In addition, tea, if consumed correctly and without exaggeration, helps cardiovascular function, improves digestive processes and the health of the brain, bones and nervous system. It also acts as an energy stimulator and is a great option for taking care of hair and skin health.