Housecall for Health: Black Tea Lowers Heart Risk

If you swap that cup of coffee for a cup of a certain type of tea, you might be doing your heart and your health a big favor.

FOX's Colleen Cappon reports in today's "Housecall for Health":

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New research finds that drinking black tea can reduce your risk of heart disease.  A study from the journal Preventative Medicine says that drinking three cups of tea a day for three months can significantly reduce blood sugar levels and triglycerides.  Experts credit tea's high antioxidant content.

The catch?  Doctors say drink tea without milk or sugar to get the heart benefits.

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Housecall for Health, I'm Colleen Cappon, FOX News Radio.