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Green tea can put you in pink

Posted - Jul. 27, 2004 at 8:20 a.m.



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Drinkers of green and oolong tea are less likely to develop high-blood pressure than non-users, a study said yesterday.

The risk of hypertension declined the more green or oolong tea was consumed regularly, the study by researchers from National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan said.

Some teas contain compounds that protect against heart attacks, strokes and kidney failure. Reuters

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