India's New Dietary Guidelines Urge Tea and Coffee Moderation

India's New Dietary Guidelines Urge Tea and Coffee Moderation

India's top medical body urges moderation in tea and coffee consumption. The new guidelines highlight health risks of excessive intake while acknowledging the cultural significance of these beverages. Caffeine content and its impact on health are detailed, with a recommendation to keep daily intake under 300mg. The guidelines also suggest avoiding tea or coffee around meal times due to tannins affecting iron absorption. Benefits of drinking tea without milk are also noted. Overall, a balanced diet with fruits, vegetables, and lean meats is recommended.

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