Cancer Hope for Green Tea Research

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Posted on 15th January 2010 by admin in Health Alerts

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Drinking green tea may help protect smokers from lung cancer, a study has shown.

Scientists found smokers who drank at least one cup of the antioxidant-rich beverage a day were almost 13 times less likely to develop the disease than those who drank no green tea.

Among smokers and non-smokers combined, drinking green tea led to a more than five-fold reduced risk of lung cancer.

The study was conducted in Taiwan, where people drink a lot of green tea.

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