A 25-year-old female asked:
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does drinking warm green tea help with constipation ?

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Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Be careful...: Green tea extract causes hepatocellular necrosis (it melts your liver!) via polyphenolic catechins, the same compounds that give the extract its putative health benefits.
Answered on Dec 10, 2013
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OK to reheat: No problem to reheat. Don't boil it for any length of time as that could reduce some of the antioxidant effect.
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