The New York Times recently carried an important article on the significant value of consuming flavonoids. This is a nutrient found in plant foods and may reduce the risk for cancer and cardiovascular death. Tea is a good source. They cited a study from Nature Communications that used data from over 56,000 consumers over 23 years.
After controlling for various factors, they found significant benefits from those that consumed the most flavonoids:
17% reduced risk for mortality
15% reduced risk for cardiovascular disease
20% reduced risk for cancer mortality.
What's the secret? Consume about 500 milligrams of flavonoids a day. Good sources...Read More...