Drinking tea ‘may lower risk of type 2 diabetes’

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Drinking four or more cups of tea per day could lower the risk of type 2 diabetes, research suggests. A study found that drinking black, green, or oolong tea every day was linked to a 17% lower risk of diabetes over an average of 10 years. Drinking between one and three cups a day cut the risk by 4%. The findings, presented at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes annual meeting in Stockholm, are based on a review of 19 studies involving more than one million people. They have not yet been peer-reviewed or published in a journal. Lead author Xiaying Li, from Wuhan University of Sc…

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