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October 08, 2013

Black tea and calcium. What a strange combination! More common is honey and tea, sugar and tea, cream and tea…but calcium and tea? Medical Spine and Sports Injury and Rehab Centers admires this new mixture for the potential protection of bone. (Chiropractors and their osteoporotic patients all over can appreciate that!) Plus, black tea is valuable for many other conditions.

A new article in the Journal of Osteoporosis just came across the desk here at Medical Spine and Sports Injury and Rehab Centers. It touts the benefit of black tea extract as an everyday, simple treatment for osteoporosis. The black tea extract seems a promising additional therapy for calcium supplements in the early stage of menopausal bone changes. (1) So delight in some tea with a speck of your favorite taste enhancer. It’s a good thing for you!

Black tea has been appreciated for years. Its positive potential uses include mental alertness improvement and learning, memory and information processing. Headache treatment, low blood pressure, heart disease and certain cancers (breast, ovarian, lunch, colon, stomach) prevention and even for kidney stone and tooth decay prevention are among the conditions people turn to black tea for more than its taste! (2)


Black teas’ 2% to 4% caffeine and antioxidant content make it a healthy drink that your Baton Rouge chiropractor would recommend for most patients. We look forward to seeing you at your next Baton Rouge chiropractic appointment and hearing about your preferred black tea combination...and treating any back pain or neck pain you may have! Contact Medical Spine and Sports Injury and Rehab Centers now.