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Sip more tea, it may give you stronger bones


  • Lifestyle
  • Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015

Tea can prevent bone loss because of its antioxidants, however, you would have to drink a lot of tea to see the benefits. Photo: AFP

Tea can prevent bone loss because of its antioxidants, however, you would have to drink a lot of tea to see the benefits. Photo: AFP

Tea's benefits extend to old bones: Japan researchers. Researchers in Japan say black tea could help treat osteoporosis, a bone condition affecting older people, but you may need to drink a lot of it.

Scientists say the humble brew contains an antioxidant that can prevent the loss of bone density commonly seen in old age that makes the elderly more vulnerable to fractures.

   

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