The average British person drinks somewhere between 4 and 10 cups of tea a day. That’s a lot of tea! The good news is that the amount of caffeine is small in tea so this makes it a healthier alternative to coffee. So in short the answer is yes, tea can be good for you. Obviously drinking water is a better way to hydrate your skin, however, tea is a good alternative and It’s full of antioxidants, so it can also help you lose weight. It is also said that drinking tea can reduce the chances of developing type 2 diabetes by up to 25 per cent if three or four cups are consumed a day. So while tea may not be as healthy as water on its own, it is good for you so don’t feel too guilty the next time you’re sipping a cuppa.