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14 August 2008

Milk ruins the health benefits of tea.

The study points the finger of blame at three casein proteins in the milk. These are thought to adhere to a kind of polyphenols known as catechins, preventing them from carrying out their health-making work.

* SOURCE:
  Study published January 9, 2007: "Addition of milk prevents vascular protective effects of tea" By Mario Lorenz, Nicoline Jochmann, Ame´lie von Krosigk, Peter Martus, Gert Baumann, Karl Stangl, and Verena Stangl

  European Heart Journal - PDF (Journal Article)
http://eurheartj.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/full/ehl442v1?maxtoshow=&HITS=10&hits=10&RESULTFORMAT=&fulltext=tea&searchid=
1&FIRSTINDEX=0&resourcetype=HWCIT

* LEARN MORE:
   Milk Destroys Health Benefits of Tea – article 

   Problems with milk consumption – article series

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