A thought on the biological activities of black tea.

@article{Sharma2009ATO,
  title={A thought on the biological activities of black tea.},
  author={Vasundhara Sharma and Lingamallu Jagan Mohan Rao},
  journal={Critical reviews in food science and nutrition},
  year={2009},
  volume={49 5},
  pages={
          379-404
        }
}
Tea is the most widely used ancient beverage in the world and black tea possesses many biological effects on the organisms. It acts as an effective antioxidant because of its free radical-scavenging and metal-chelating ability. Due to this, it is active against inflammation, clastogenesis, and several types of cancer. Tea reduces DNA damage and mutagenesis due to oxidative stress or the presence of pro-mutagens through antioxidant function, blocking activation pathways of mutagens, suppressing… CONTINUE READING
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