Evidence pointing toward how tea helps prevent disease


  1. In August 1945, decades after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima in Japan, Japanese statistics department found that tea growers and tea addicts accounted for the majority in the group with low cancer incidence rates.
  2. A study of centenarians found that forty percent of them have addiction to tea; about eighty percent of the elders have tea-drinking habits.
  3. Oxidation resistance test proves that a cup of 300 ml tea has the antioxidant effects found in one and a half bottle red wine, or 12 bottles white wines, or12 glasses of beer, or 4 apples, or 5 onions, or 7 cups of fresh orange juice.
  4. According to the findings of Japanese researchers, tea polyphenol’s anti-aging effects are 18 times stronger than that of Vitamin E
  5. Scientists published a report in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, claiming that polyphenols compound EGCG contained in tea can affectively prevent the spread of HIV inside human body; once immunized, HIV cannot have access to the human body.
  6. More than four thousand articles concerning tea’s anti-cancer effects published by authorities argue that the predominant polyphenols in tea―EGCG is the killer of almost all types of cancer, it is especially effective for curing uterine cancer, skin cancer, lung cancer, colon cancer, prostatic cancer, liver cancer, kidney cancer and breast cancer. Meanwhile, a research found that consuming tea in liquid form while taking cancer drugs will promote the curative effect of the medication。
  7. In 1999, Japanese government laughed a nationwide two-stage project “Drinking tea and Prevent cancer’, a total of 8522 people were studied through a 10-year tracking investigation, 419 of them were cancer patients. The study found that female patients who consume tea regularly delayed cancer occurrence for 7 years, and male patients for 3.2 years.
  8. Japan’s National Cancer Center, Case Western Reserve University in the USA and Curtin University in Australia published data concerning green tea and prostatic cancer, which shows that men who drink tea regularly has 60% lower incidence than those do not.
  9. The National University of Singapore conducted a 12-year tracking survey on 63257 Singaporean Chinese aged from 45 to 75; the finding shows that elders who consume black tea regularly have 71 percent lower chance of having Parkinson’s disease.
  10. More than 160 countries and nearly 3 billion people in the world enjoy drinking tea. China is the biggest tea producer, but the rank of tea consumption goes like this: Turkey, Ireland, United Kingdom, Russia, Morocco, New Zealand, Egypt, Poland, Japan, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Netherlands, Australia, Chile, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Hong Kong, Ukraine, China, based on annual tea consumption per capita.
  11. Researchers from Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University in Japan found that after six month of continuously drinking tea, 82% of 1300 diabetes mellitus patients had reduced symptoms, about 9% of them had their blood sugar level returned to normal.
  12. Without any diet or exercise, drinking 8-10 grams of tea for 12 weeks by it self can reduce fat by 3 catty.(1 catty equals 7994-grams)Tea products rank the first among all weight-loss products.
  13. Research team from Showa University in Japan found that when putting 1000 highly toxic Escherichia coli 0-157 into 1-milliliter tea polyphenol liquor whose concentration is diluted to 1/20 of normal tea liquor, all viruses died after 5 hours.
  1. Almost all diseases are produced in acid human constitution, and almost all virus cannot exist in slight alkaline human constitution. Experts claim that only by changing our constitution can we prevent diseases. Foods that are slightly alkaline to be found in daily life include tea, grapes and seaweed.
  2. Drinking tea makes you inexplicably happy. Tea contains amino acid that facilitates the secretion of dopamine, and dopamine is the substance that dominates human emotions, pleasure, sexual desire and addiction. The pleasure of drinking tea is involuntary and uncontrolled.