Tea protective against osteoporotic fracture

Drinking tea substantially reduces the odds of fracture-related hospitalisations in elderly women, say Australian researchers.

The prospective study of 1,200 women shows those who drank three or more cups of black leaf tea a day were 30% less likely to have any osteoporotic fracture over ten years compared with those who drank one one cup or less per week.

The study also looked at total flavanoid intake, both