Element composition of tea leaves and tea infusions and its impact on health.

@article{Shen2008ElementCO,
  title={Element composition of tea leaves and tea infusions and its impact on health.},
  author={Fwu-Ming Shen and Hong-Wen Chen},
  journal={Bulletin of environmental contamination and toxicology},
  year={2008},
  volume={80 3},
  pages={300-4}
}
Tea infusion is the most frequently consumed beverage worldwide next to water, with about 20 billion cups consumed daily. In Taiwan, daily consumption averages 2.5 cups of tea infusion per person. Many studies have concluded that tea has numerous beneficial effects on health. However, some undesirable trace elements, such as arsenic, chromium, cadmium, lead, etc., are a concern. This study has three aims: (1) to measure the concentrations of arsenic and heavy metal elements, such as chromium… CONTINUE READING

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