Can’t get through a day without a few cups of tea? Here’s the good news: research suggests that drinking tea may improve your bone mineral density if you’re at risk of osteoporosis.
Make a point of drinking a few cups of tea during the day, whether it’s Rooibos, green or Ceylon tea. Add low-fat or fat-free milk – the added calcium is also good for your bones. For a refreshing alternative, mix two-thirds tea with a third grape or berry juice, cool it in the fridge and enjoy on a hot summer’s day. But don’t go overboard on the Ceylon tea – the tannins can inhibit iron absorption.
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