BBC NEWS | Health | Tea 'healthier' drink than water
"Tea replaces fluids and contains antioxidants so its got two things going for it"
Dr Carrie Ruxton, and colleagues at Kings College London
Claire Williamson of the British Nutrition Foundation
"In terms of fluid intake, we recommend 1.5-2 litres per day and that can include tea. Tea is not dehydrating. It is a healthy drink."