A recent study found that drinking hot tea or coffee may more than double the risk of cancer, which is usually done by Egyptians regularly and prefer to drink hot drinks as soon as they are prepared.
According to the British daily newspaper, the study confirmed that people who consume tea regularly and drink hot as soon as they are prepared, have a 90% increase in esophageal cancer.
The authors of the study, which was conducted at Tehran University of Medical Sciences in Iran, the need to leave the tea cool a little before eating, because hot water irritates the lining of the mouth and throat, which can feed tumors.
The researchers said their findings on tea applied to other hot drinks, including coffee, hot chocolate, Nescafe or any hot drink.
According to the study, the risk of esophageal cancer increased to 2.4 times among those who drank tea at 75 ° C (167 ° F).