Tea, whether black or green, caffeinated or decaffeinated (herbal teas don’t count), has spectacular antioxidant capabilities owing to large amounts of substances called flavonoids. In addition to preventing oxidation, flavonoids may have an anticlotting effect.
I’m 23 years old, I’ve been drinking tea for about 20 years now. I average about 2 to 4 cups of day, and it sure beats the taste of coffee. The taste is more consistent and there are more health benefits then from a single cup of Joe.
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