An American Chemical Society report found home-brewed green or black tea contains more polyphenols, chemicals linked to fighting cancer, than bottled teas. (Los Angeles TImes) By Jennifer Harper, The Washington Times
This news is hard to swallow:
of the stuff to get the same amount of beneficial substances found in a single cup of humble, home-brewed tea.
The average 16-ounce bottle of commercial tea contained as little as 3 milligrams of polyphenols, a beneficial compound linked with anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory and anti-diabetic properties.
A simple cup of home-brewed green or black tea contains up to 150 milligrams.