Researchers have found that tea drinkers who like their drink are warmer than 60 degrees Celsius (140 degrees Fahrenheit) and consume more than 700 milliliters of tea a day – about two large glasses – are 90% higher risk of oesophageal cancer than those who drink less tea and at lower temperatures
The study looks at more than 50,000 people in Golestan, a province in northeastern Iran.
"Many people like to drink tea, coffee or other hot drinks, however, according to our report, drinking hot tea can increase the risk of esophageal cancer, so it is advisable to wait for hot drinks to cool before drinking, "said Dr. Farhad Islamas of American Cancer. The Society and Leading Author of the Study.
The oesophageal tube is a long tube through which food and fluids are absorbed and reach the stomach.
The researchers team followed 50,045 people aged between 40 and 75 years. an average of 10 years. Between 2004 and 2017, researchers found 317 new cancers of the esophagus.