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Birch tree sap: to drink or not to drink?

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

April is the month when Latvians go out and tap birch trees for their refreshing juice or buy it at local markets for its various supposed health benefits, but although it’s great for additional hydration, it’s composition doesn’t differ much from well water, according to BIOR Institute of Food safety, Animal Health and Environment Risk Analysis and Epidemiology Department Senior Expert Elīna Ciekure on April 14. “Birch tree juice is…