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Can drinking black tea help prevent diabetes?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Studies show the polysaccharides in black tea have glucose-inhibiting properties -- meaning that black tea may possibly help to prevent type 2 diabetes, although this has not been proven in tests on humans. It also has more caffeine than other teas. Black tea has different types of flavors, from sweet to strong.

This content originally appeared on doctoroz.com.

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