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    Tea is good for you and rehydrates as well as water, says UK study (link follows)

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/5281046.stm

    Disclaimer: Study funded by Tea Council of UK. Not a total disqualifier of validity but something to keep in mind.
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    Quote Originally Posted by billallbritten
    Not a total disqualifier of validity
    It is, in my opinion. But at least it can lead to peer review and follow-up studies by less biased sources.

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    ...rehydrates as well as water...
    Well duh. Did some group really need to fund this study?
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    I doubt it has much to do with tea. Apparently, it has been discovered that caffeine is not a diuretic. Therefore, tea and coffee will hydrate almost as well as water. This is discussed in Monique Ryan's Sports Nutrition for Endurance Athletes.

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