A study led by Christian Herder from the Leibniz
Center for Diabetes Research at Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf, Germany,
has outlined the protective benefits of tea.
The study has revealed that consumption of atleast 4 cups of tea daily can offset risks of Type 2 diabetes to a great extent.
The research reveled that consumption of tea can influence glucose digestion, glucose uptake, and protect beta-cells from free-radical damage.
The presence of polyphenols in tea could be enabling theseprotective benefits.