Tea : The Chinese Legacy

Nutritional qualities

Taken on its own, tea has no calories. However, when milk is added to it, as enjoyed by 98% of the population, it can provide a number of vitamins and minerals. It has flavonoids and antioxidant powers. These help to provide it with cancer fighting qualities.

Flavonoids Green Tea
(average/ 100g)
Black Tea
(average/ 100g)
Catechins 14.2 g 4.0 g
Theaflavins - 0.94
TOTAL POLYPHENOLS
(others included)*
16.0 15.6

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