Hot tea doubles cancer risk: research

According to the recent study conducted the risk of esophageal increased with the consumption of hot tea. As per the statistic of study the consumption of hot tea doubles the esophageal cancer risk. So,

Many people love to start their day with a cup of hot tea, but this is a bad news for them. Taking hot tea increase the risk of oesophageal cancer two times. So, it is advisable not to take hot tea but the risk can be reduced by taking tea at less temperature.

Earlier also many studies were done and found similar results, so, taking hot tea is not good for health and it should be avoided.

The study results suggest that the hot tea is not good for health and it doubles the risk of oesophageal cancer in both and women. According to the various research conducted earlier it was found that the consumption of alcohol and smoke damages the oesophagus, which increases the cancer risk. Now the new study suggests that hot tea and hot beverages are also increasing the risk of oesophagus cancer.

According to the research finding if one drinks tea at more than 140 degrees and consumes about 700ml of tea per day, and then it increases the risk to 90 percent higher of oesophageal cancer, when compared with the person who drinks less tea at cooler temperatures. So, this finding suggests that the dinking hot tea is cancer causing and dangerous to health.

The study was published in the International Journal of Cancer.

What one should do to reduce the risk of cancer, the easy tip is to let the tea cool. People should drink tea after letting it cool. So, drinking cool (warm) tea will certainly reduce the oesophageal cancer risk?

The research was also conducted by American Cancer Society on the dinking of hot tea and looked at data from 50,000 people aged 40 to 75 over 10 years in Golestan, Iran. According to the findings of research if a person drinks 700ml of hot tea a day at 60 degrees Celsius (140 degrees Fahrenheit), the risk found to be 90% higher as compared to those who drank it at a cooler temperature. So, as per the result finding people should not drink tea or they must take it cooler temperatures to reduce the risk of oesophageal cancer.

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Deepak Kumar
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