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Black Tea Lowers Cortisol Levels

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A study by University College London (Oct. 2006) revealed that people who drank tea after stressful events were able to de-stress more quickly than those who did not drink tea. The researchers discovered that black tea lowers the levels of cortisol, a harmful stress hormone, by a significant average of 47 percent. No distinction was referenced between decafinated or regular tea.



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here's a slightly more detailed article: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/5405686.stm


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Isn't this interesting?! I heard about this a while back, so now I quit drinking black and even green tea before any testing. Thanks for posting this:)

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