Tea and Hypertension
The protective effect of Habitual Tea consumption on hypertension
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Habitual consumption of tea can reduce the likelihood of developing hypertension (high blood pressure). A recent study from the Department of Family Medicine at the National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan involving 1507 subjects indicates drinking .5 to 2.5 cups a day of moderate strength green or oo-long tea results in a 46% decrease in the prevalence of hypertension and a 65% reduction for those who consume 2.5 or more cups daily.
Y., Lu, F., Wu, J., Wu, C., and C. Chang. 2004. The protective effect of
Habitual Tea consumption on hypertension. Archives of Internal Medicine 164(14):
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