If you have you are at increased risk for diabetes, drink tea.
Swiss scientists, members of the research group Data Mining International, was able to verify the ability of black tea to reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Previously they had analyzed the data of the residents of 50 countries.
These data were related to the lifestyle (food habits) and the incidence of diabetes.
According to experts, drinking green and white tea is also associated with a preventive effect against diabetes, but black tea is much superior to them. Maybe it has something to do with the fermentation process, the scientists admit. What mechanisms due to the effect of tea on diabetics, they still can not answer.
It is known that black tea helps to lose weight. According to the data published in the European Journal of Nutrition, this beverage specific effect on the intestinal microflora. Drinking black tea stimulates the growth of bacteria, due to which the body does not accumulate fat.