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Is Tea Bad For You?

by Fabian Jackson

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Sometimes a brew is just the right answer to so many things – long days, good or bad news, a catch up or simply spending five minutes alone. But is drinking too much tea bad for you? Keep reading to find out more.

Is tea bad for you?

Drinking a small to moderate amount of black tea is overall neither a strictly ‘good’ or ‘bad’ thing. Positives that come with drinking tea include increased hydration, alertness and even improve gut health! 

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Black tea is not just tea without milk, but tea made from black tea leaves – think English Breakfast, Earl Grey, Darjeeling and so on 

Is decaf tea bad for you?

No, decaf tea isn’t bad for you – however, tea does lose around 70% of its antioxidant during the decaffeination process. 

Are there any side effects to drinking too much tea?  

There are a few side effects linked to drinking too much tea. These can include: 

  • Poor sleep
  • Headaches
  • Heartburn
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness

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Fabian Jackson
by Fabian Jackson

Fabian is one of our lovely Content Marketing Assistants who loves writing almost as much as he loves coffee, old episodes of Escape to the Country (no judgement here), and cooking up a storm in his kitchen.

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