#Flash: Tea consumption is linked with Reduction in risk of
The researchers looked into the link between tea drinking and the risk of rheumatoid arthritis. Data on tea consumption were gathered for 2237 incident RA patients and 4661 controls. According to the findings, 7.3% of people have ever consumed tea, with 19.7% having a high tea consumption. When compared to irregular intake, high tea consumption demonstrated an inverse connection with the risk of RA. Tea drinking was found to have a protective effect in the anti-citrullinated autoantibody (ACPA) status-positive group and among current smokers. In conclusion, high tea drinking appears to be beneficial for smokers and people with ACPA-positive RA.

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Source: https://arthritis-research.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13075-021-02583-y