- Tea is an essential part of anyone's morning routine.
- Drinking hot tea can be very harmful
- may increase the risk of esophageal cancer, says study
A hot cup of tea is a priority for a large number of people. They find it difficult to start their day without a cup of tea. Some people are so addicted that they need tea after regular intervals. Most tea drinkers enjoy that their tea splashes hot. But here is bad news for all tea lovers. Drinking hot tea to whistle can increase the risk of esophageal cancer, according to a recent study.
The study claims that those who drink tea that is warmer than 60 degrees Celsius or 1
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Esophageal cancer infects the esophagus, a muscular hollow tube between the neck and stomach. It is responsible for transporting food from the throat to the stomach. This cancer develops in the inner cells of the esophagus, the world's sixth most common cause of death from cancer. It is also the sixth most common cancer in India.
The study was published in the International Journal of Cancer, in which 50,045 people aged 40 to 75 years were observed.
"Many people like to drink tea, coffee or other hot drinks According to our report, drinking very hot tea may increase the risk of esophageal cancer, and it is therefore advisable to wait until hot drinks cool down before drinking, "said Dr. Farhad Islami, the lead author of the study.
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The study also suggests that you wait at least four minutes before drinking the freshly made tea.
Researchers found that drinking nearly two large cups of tea at more than 60 ° C almost increases the risk of esophageal carcinoma by 90%.
The study concluded that these results can be extended to others too hot drinks such as coffee or hot chocolate.
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Source: Onlymyhealth Editorial Staff March 22, 2019