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You may be surprised to learn that a massive 45-70% of our body is made up of water, that is why fluid is essential for life.
It's important therefore to replace fluids that are lost through day to day activities, and why doctors recommend that we drink at least 2.5 pints/1.5 litres of fluid per day to prevent dehydration. Tea, which on average accounts for 40% of our daily fluid intake in Britain, can help you reach the daily target.
To find out more about tea and rehydration, go to our tea fact sheets on our tea health site.
Tea4health is dedicated to bringing you the facts about how tea, the world’s favourite drink, can help you maintain your health as part of a balanced diet and healthy, active lifestyle. If you need questions answering about tea and looking after your health, or if you want to know why drinking at least 4 cups of tea a day is a good way for you to help maintain your health, then look no further – this site provides a wealth of information that can help.
Featured Member: Northern Tea Merchants
Northern Tea Merchants is a privately owned, independent business established in 1959. We blend a wide range of teas (including FairTrade) and manufacture them into teabags for supply internationally under our own brands and also customers' own label. Our products are sold at retail, wholesale and catering levels and we also operate a mail order... Read more