Dr. Mahmoud Zureik and colleagues found that older women who reported drinking at least three cups of tea a day were less likely to have plaque in the carotid arteries in their neck than those drinking less tea.

The investigators, all with INSERM, France's national institute for medical research, report their findings in the journal Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology.

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SOURCE: http://www.reuters.com/article/2008/02/15/us-women-tea-idUSKUA57159620080215
Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, February 2008.

Posted 2/15/2008

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