How many cups of tea a day is too much?

Updated: Apr 22

At YUYUN it's no surprise that we love a good cup of tea, but like all things to an extent too much of a good thing can become excessive, but what is too much?

a good day starts with a cup of tea
a good day starts with a cup of tea

Let's start with some tea facts. Brits drink 100 million cups of tea daily, 98% of people take their tea with milk, but only 30% take sugar in tea.


The average amount of tea per day on this 2019 Statista report shows 68% of participants had 3 more cups a day, other studies have said 3-4 and further have pointed to 4-5.


How many cups of tea a day do you have? A lot of the health benefits of tea depending on how long you brew it for, in simple terms, the stronger you brew, the more benefits you get, but there are some side effects.


What is healthy?

If you're unsure about how much you should be consuming talk to your doctor or dietitian.

Most have heard about the effects of caffeine, your morning booster can help increase metabolism yet it has a few strings attached, while it can increase productivity you need to watch how much you are consuming if you want to avoid increased anxiety, stress, and sleep deprivation. That being said tea contains nearly half as much caffeine as coffee, and as long as you know your limits, it can be controlled.