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Not only milk but also an usual tea consumption helps to have strong bones.
A scientific research carried out by Flinders University in Australia and published on the American Journal Of Clinical Nutrition underlined this fact.
Regular tea consumption, thanks to the presence of flavonoids, reduces the risk of breaking bones and stranghtens bones, speedind up the formation of new bone cells and slowing down the erosion of the existing ones.
The survey involved 1200 women, who are the most exposed individuals to the risk of osteoporosis that is a bone weakening. The sample was made of women around 80 years who were interviewed through questionnaires at regulal intervals about dietary habits and tea consumption for a period of thirty years.
It was found that the ones who drank at least three cups od tea daily, above all green tea or black tea daily, had a lower probability to have a broken bone, with a percentage corresponding to one third than the ones who seldom or never drank it.
Coffee contains flavonoids too but what emerges from the survey is that tea is the main source for the interviewed women by far.