6 Must-Know Healthy Iced Tea Facts

Tea is a health hero since it's been linked to everything from lower blood pressure to reduced cancer risk. See if you're getting the most out of your refreshing iced drink. Read 'em and steep.

Sara Dickerman

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1. Time It Right

As tea sits, its health-boosting antioxidants deteriorate. This is a good reason to skip bottled brews -- who knows how long they've been on the shelf? When you're making home brew, consider making a day or two's worth instead of a week's.

Makes: 8 servings

Prep   20 mins (plus chilling)
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