Do you fancy a cuppa? We drink, on average, three mugs a day. But you might want to try another tipple after hearing the case of a 47-year-old woman, published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), who developed brittle bones and lost all of her teeth after drinking too much tea
may not be so great for prostates either. Last year, research from the
University of Glasgow found that men who drank more than seven or more
cups of tea a day had 50% higher risk of prostate cancer. And in 2009 a paper in the British Medical Journal showed that drinking very hot tea (70C or more) increased the likelihood of oesophageal cancer.
Still gasping for that cuppa? There is some evidence that tea can be good for you too, with antioxidant properties, so maybe you're not actually drinking enough of the stuff.
Source - Guardian