Rooibos could help diabetic dogs

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Rooibos tea is getting reinvented and consumers are loving it.

JOHANNESBURG - Researches have advocated drinking rooibos tea to prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes, but humans' furry friends may also benefit. 

Zaria Rule, a Grade 7 pupil from Cornwall Hill College in Centurion, tested green rooibos tea on several diabetic dogs including her own, Jessie.

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It was part of a school science project, which led to some extraordinary findings.

Rule had heard about the positive effects of the herbal tea on diabetics on a radio programme.

eNCA's Xoli Mngambi, spoke to Zaria this week.