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.
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)
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