Four cups of black tea a day will help with the prevention of stroke onset. This drink reduces the risk of stroke by 20%, the newspaper The Daily Mail, referring to the published work of the Karolinska Institute (Sweden).
The researchers conducted a study to determine the effect of tea on blood clots. As it turned out, tea reduces the likelihood of blood clots by 21 percent in people who drank at least 4 cups of tea per day, compared with those who did not drink tea at all.
In research took part 74961 volunteer. None of them had serious problems with health, and they began to participate in the study in 1997. Over the next ten years, a little more than 4,000 people have experienced an ischemic stroke. For a specified period, scientists observed the diet of the volunteers.
Eliminating all extraneous factors, the researchers concluded that tea played a critical role in human health. As you know, tea contains flavonoids, which are considered useful for the brain and heart muscle. Scientists emphasized the fact that the tea should be consumed at least 4 cups a day, because consumption is less than the specified number of preventive no effect.