Forever and ever (it seems), nutritionists, doctors, certified trainers, nurses, dieticians, and everyone else with any health expertise has been preaching one thing: drink plenty of water. 8 glasses a day. 64 ounces, and on and on. Well, let’s amend that, shall we? According to the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, tea satiates thirst as well as water, plus tea includes a bunch of added benefits, such as antioxidants and fluid replacement capability.
The BBC reports, “They found clear evidence that drinking three to four cups of tea a day can cut the chances of having a heart attack. Some studies suggested tea consumption protected against cancer, although this effect was less clear-cut. Other health benefits seen included protection against tooth plaque and potentially tooth decay, plus bone strengthening.”