Drinking black tea may lower blood pressure

Source: National Heart Forum

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Date of publication: January 2012

Publication type: News item

In a nutshell: A randomised controlled trial has assessed the effects of regular consumption of black tea (three cups a day) on 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure (BP). After six months, the participants had significantly lower systolic BP and diastolic BP. The authors give some possible causes for long-term black tea consumption lowering blood pressure.

Length of publication: 1 webpage

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Acknowledgement: Archives of Internal Medicine

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