Drink three cups of black tea daily to cut blood pressure

Three cups of black tea a day may considerably reduce blood pressure, a new study has revealed.

Scientists at The University of Western Australia and Unilever based their findings on drinking black tea and the effect of drinking tea with milk is not known.

`There is already mounting evidence that tea is good for your heart health, but this is an important discovery because it demonstrates a link between tea and a major risk factor for heart disease,` the Daily Mail quoted lead author Research Professor Jonathan Hodgson as saying.

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Blood pressure measurement comprises two numbers. The first is the systolic and measures blood pressure when the heart beats, or contracts to push blood through the body. The second number is the diastolic and measures the amount of pressure in between beats, when the heart is at rest.

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