Researchers in China claim that drinking tea is not only refreshing, but it is also good for the heart. Professor and lead researcher at the Department of Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Professor of Epidemiology at Peking Union Medical College. Xinjian Wang said the information. The study was conducted for seven years three months.
He said that people who drink tea regularly have heart problems. In addition, the risk of such a disease can often be reduced due to death.
Published in The European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. About the benefits of drinking tea from the study, Wang also said that those who drink green tea and those who have been drinking tea for a long time get the benefits of it.
The study was conducted on 1,122 participants. They were all suffering from a heart attack, stroke or cancer. Participants in the study were divided into two groups. Accustomed to drinking tea (at least three cups a week or more) and never or occasionally drinking tea (less than three cups a week).
The result of the study:
Compared to those who did not drink tea, those who are into drinking have a lower risk of heart disease and stroke by 5 percent. The risk of general heart disease and stroke is 5%. And the likelihood of death can be reduced by 20 percent.
Because of the benefits of drinking tea-
1. The best source of flavonoids is tea. Especially you can drink green tea.
2. Tea contains ‘Epicatechin’, ‘Catechin’ and various types of bioactive compounds, which are good for the body.
3. Tea ‘oxidative stress’, in addition to reducing inflammation, protects the cell surface of the arteries and the cells that make up the heart muscle.
4. People who drink green tea are at least 20 percent more likely to reduce their risk of heart disease, stroke and other diseases, including death. However, such benefits could not be noted in black or other extracts.