9 surprising health benefits of tea

Yahoo Style UK team

Stick the kettle on! As well as being the UK’s go-to hot drink, tea is officially awesome for your health.

“Tea is the second most commonly consumed beverage in the world after water,” explains Dr Chris Etheridge, a biochemist and herbalist, from the Tea Advisory Panel. “There are many published studies continue to suggest that Britain’s’ favourite beverage is good for our health including our bones, heart, vascular system, eyes and skin to name just a few health and wellbeing benefits, whatever your age.”

From helping your heart health to keeping the dentist at bay, shifting the pounds to boosting your immune system, we’ve rounded up some of the surprising benefits of your favourite brew.

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