What are the benefits of drinking black tea?

Keri Glassman, MS, RD
Nutrition & Dietetics
Black tea has been shown to improve mental alertness, the ability to learn and memory -- as well as lowering blood pressure. In this video, I will share many more healthy benefits of drinking black tea daily.
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Oh how the British love their afternoon tea! This common British practice may actually be helping Queen Elizabeth stay healthy in her old age. Research shows that one cup of black tea a day can boost survival rate following a heart attack by 28%. So drink up!
This content originally appeared on doctoroz.com

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