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How does drinking black tea reduce stress?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Black tea reduces stress. It seems that slowing down your day and enjoying a cup of tea would be a calming practice in itself. And when you order black tea, you'll get the calming benefits of flavonoids, which help block fight or flight divisions in the nervous system. Black tea does contain caffeine though, so limit yourself to one cup.

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