Eight cups of tea a day good for heart, brain [via: Times of India]

Health experts in claim that drinking eight cups of tea daily can be good for you, claiming:
“Caffeinated drinks have been unfairly demonised. Black tea, in particular, contains polyphenols, which are natural plant antioxidants. These have beneficial effects on many biochemical processes in the body because they protect cells against harmful free radicals. Flavonoids are thought to be especially useful, with a number of studies reporting a link between them and lower risk of heart attack.”

This mostly applies to black tea, having more caffeine and thus — masala tea — which is a principle beverage in India. Read more:

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life/health-fitness/health/Eight-cups-of-tea-a-day-good-for-heart-brain/articleshow/5206772.cms