While a cup of tea first thing in the morning can be refreshing, it’s best not to have it before eating.
You should eat before drinking tea, or at least have some nuts to snack on while sipping your morning brew.
According to the research, drinking warm water on an empty stomach in the morning is not the same as drinking warm tea first thing in the morning.
Researchers found that the likelihood of adverse reactions to caffeinated drinks increased when the beverages were heated and consumed on an empty stomach. This included coffee and teas like green tea, milk tea, and black tea.
There are a few reasons why you shouldn’t have hot tea before a meal: