Is tea Healthy?

Jump to Last Post 1-20 of 20 discussions (20 posts)
  1. vydyulashashi profile image58
    vydyulashashiposted 11 years ago

    Is tea Healthy?

    I have a Habit of drinking a minimum of 10 cups of tea(normal tea, not black or green tea).
    Is this healthy.
    I also find staining of my teeth because of that.
    I know it is a cumulative effect of smoking too.
    But is teal alone healthy if I drink such amount of it?

  2. MissFoster profile image61
    MissFosterposted 11 years ago

    Tea alone is healthy if you drink it because of the antioxidants in it but it also depends on how much sugar you put in the tea because the calories can easily add up to a lot.  If the tea is staining your teeth then I would suggest a whitening toothpaste, it doesn't actually whiten your teeth but it prevents new stains from forming.

  3. doodlebugs profile image93
    doodlebugsposted 11 years ago

    Ten cups may be a bit much. You might cut down a bit and instead take a green tea capsule. I've been taking these for a few years and swear by them.

  4. Zubair Ahmed profile image68
    Zubair Ahmedposted 11 years ago

    Anything in moderation is good, it sounds like you have become a habitual drinker of tea, which is not good, especially if your also smoking.  When your young non of this matters as physically your body can cope with it, as you age you will find that your body may not cope with so much tea intake and will start to have adverse affects on your overall health.  All the best.

  5. ZaneZenMaster profile image55
    ZaneZenMasterposted 11 years ago

    10 meaning 10 a day?
    That's not healthy. Tea is Healthy but not what you're doing.

  6. pegasus525 profile image38
    pegasus525posted 11 years ago

    Just two or three cups a day can reduce the risk of cancer, fight heart disease, prevent arthritis, improve your dental health, delay the effects of aging, and even reduce the risk of getting Parkinson's disease, according to these studies., tea is resplendent in antioxidants
    One reason some people steer clear of tea is that it can slow down the absorption of iron in the diet. In fact, this is only a problem for people with serious iron deficiencies or who are prone to anemia.

    If you are in that category, you should avoid drinking tea at meal times, and limit your intake at other times to two or three cups a day. Adding milk or lemon will also help counteract the problem. For the rest of the population, it isn't an issue.

  7. profile image0
    vinsanityposted 11 years ago

    tea is good for you as long as its just tea and not sugared up.

  8. drdspervez profile image63
    drdspervezposted 11 years ago

    No, not at all. As a qualified doctor I can tell you that you are damaging your body immensely by drinking so much tea. The stains on your tea are the only problems you can see on the outside. However, you must consider that an extreme dose of anything is dangerous, no matter what kind of tea it is. You must reduce your tea intake immediately. Start by reducing one cup per week till you come down to 2 or 3 cups a day.


  9. hennasmith profile image55
    hennasmithposted 11 years ago

    well, it is if you drink many a day but its not if u drink one or two.

  10. profile image48
    lonely heartposted 11 years ago

    i believe that too much of anything is bad...try to drink at least 2 cups a day and you'll be fine.

  11. Dr irum profile image59
    Dr irumposted 11 years ago

    According to some studies If you are taking in moderation its good ,otherwise it can reduce your intake of food and cause some other nutritional deficiencies .

  12. visitmaniac profile image60
    visitmaniacposted 11 years ago

    Im sure its better then soda?

    I used to drink a lot of soda I am not sure why I just need something to drink throughout the day that taste good and has flavor. I recently switched to just making cold tea and that does that trick no calories and the health benefits I have seen so far are outstanding.

  13. fundguru profile image59
    fundguruposted 11 years ago

    Well there are more than 1000 different teas, and not every tea has the same ingredients nor the same quality.

    In China for instance they say that the first cup is always for the enemy. This is why they throw away the first pot of tea to wash of all the pesticides, instead they use the tea then again for the second pot and then drink it.

    People in China drink plenty tea, but not only. If they drink 2 litres tea per day then they usually also drink extra 1 litre of water.

    Nevertheless the consequences of heavy tea consumption can damage your gut.

    So better is also to drink sometimes water like the Chinese do.

    And I can personally only give the advise to compare tea and tea prices. Sure there are those that cost only 1-2 $ for one package, but ask yourself why there are others that cost per gramm more than Gold?

    Obviously there are huge quality differences. I prefer dragon balls, handrolled premium green tea, 100 gramm cost about 20 $. Tastes totally different than normal teas.

  14. darklion profile image58
    darklionposted 11 years ago

    it depend on you take your quantity. but you say 10 it not a good sign. pl reduce to 3-4 a day.

    its better you take coffee. its healthy and do it at your time of works.

  15. SkinSurvival profile image60
    SkinSurvivalposted 11 years ago

    I agree with everyone else that 10 cups a day is too much because of all the caffeine. I start to feel unwell if I have more than about 3 or 4 cups a day.

  16. Decosigner profile image59
    Decosignerposted 11 years ago

    Here's a simple rule, "Too much of anything is not good.".
    Tea is a good source of antioxidants but too much of it really affects health.

    Also, some teas contain caffeine which is not good if too much is taken. You better check your tea for caffeine content.

    Drink moderately.

  17. Simipage profile image61
    Simipageposted 11 years ago

    10 cups are too much but Tea is healthy if you drink normally like a or 2 cups a day.

    I heard this information by my Health Teacher

  18. mortgage-news profile image61
    mortgage-newsposted 11 years ago

    You should l really drink  green tea as that contains all of the natural antioxidants.  black tea has those vitamins stripped away.  However, any kid of tea is beneficial when you have a aore throat as it moisturizes the lining of the throat, making ghe pain more tolerable. Also, I hope you are not drinking 10 cups of tea with high fructose corn syrup added.  that is just way too much sugar.Check out the ingredients!

  19. Tracy Gregory profile image64
    Tracy Gregoryposted 11 years ago

    Tea is good for antioxidants. I prefer it to coffee because I still get a caffeine kick, but I don't feel jittery. To avoid unhealthy amounts of caffeine with tea, you should take the tea bag out of the cup, and not let it steep in there for hours on end. Remember to stay hydrated with water as well.

  20. Melis Ann profile image86
    Melis Annposted 10 years ago

    We should be limiting our total exposure to fluoride from tea, based on the potential dangers associated with fluoride exposure and the high levels present in many types of tea. At the same time, incorporating benefits from different types of teas provides a wide variety of benefits. read more


This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

Show Details
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)