Why Yorkshire Tea is best brew of all – The Yorkshire Post says

THE recuperative powers of a cup of tea can be traced back to this ode written by the 19th century Liberal prime minister and tea disciple William Gladstone: “If you are cold, tea will warm you; if you are too heated, it will cool you; if you are depressed, it will cheer you; if you are excited, it will calm you.”

Triathletes Alistair and Jonny Brownlee are great disciples of Yorkshire Tea. Photo: Bruce Rollinson.

Words of wisdom that which are as relevant now, as they were in the late 1800s, it is the therapeutic benefits of tea that have now been highlighted by Newcastle University. In a study of those aged over 85, they discovered that tea drinkers who enjoyed more than five cups a day were more likely to enjoy better health.

Now this will not come as a surprise to people of all ages who know that the act of making a brew – even the aptly-named Put The Kettle On was the name of a winning horse at this year’s Cheltenham Festival – will always be a reinvigorating one.

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What the academics should have said, however, is that cups of Yorkshire Tea are also the best of all.

In a study of those aged over 85, Newcastle University researchers discovered that tea drinkers who enjoyed more than five cups a day were more likely to enjoy better health.

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