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Doctor insights on: Coffee Vs Green Tea Health

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Can green tea have health benefits?

Can green tea have health benefits?

Yes: Tea is derived from the camellia sinensis tree. The leaves contain antioxidant polyphenols. Studies suggest green tea can assist with glycemic control, have an anti-carcinogenic effect as well as leading to a reduced heart disease death rate. ...Read more

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Is green tea healthy?

Is green tea healthy?

Yes: Various studies have shown that there are benefits. Here is some information: http://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/features/health-benefits-of-green-tea ...Read more

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Does decaf green tea have the same health benefits as regular green tea?

Does decaf green tea have the same health benefits as regular green tea?

Mostly : The health benefits of green tea primarily come from its antioxidant compounds which are mostly polyphenols. See http://www.Umm.Edu/altmed/articles/green-tea-000255.Htm however, there also are some health benefits from caffeine itself, so decaf may have a bit less benefit than regular. But many people are sensitive to caffeine. See http://www.Bryanmarcel.Com/health-benefits-caffeine-coffee-tea#. ...Read more

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Can iced green tea have same health benefits as hot green tea?

Can iced green tea have same health benefits as hot green tea?

Tepid or warm: Better if room temp or warm. Tea is derived from the camellia sinensis tree. The leaves contain antioxidant polyphenols. Studies suggest green tea can assist with glycemic control, have an anti-carcinogenic effect as well as leading to a reduced heart disease death rate. ...Read more

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Can bagged green tea have any health benefits?

Can bagged green tea have any health benefits?

Yes: Tea is derived from the camellia sinensis tree. The leaves contain antioxidant polyphenols. Studies suggest green tea can assist with glycemic control, have an anti-carcinogenic effect as well as leading to a reduced heart disease death rate. ...Read more

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Green tea drinkers, but prefer black tea. Is there really a health benefit?

Tea: Hello. Tea is derived from a tree called camellia sinensis. The leaves contain antioxidant polyphenols which have an anti-carcinogenic effect. The lighter the tea, the less it has been processed. White and green teas are especially helpful. Black teas have been dried and fermented. The linus pauling institute reported a study that suggest extracts from green tea can act as a plant-based >>. ...Read more

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Is green tea or ginger tea better for bloating?

Is green tea or ginger tea better for bloating?

Green tea has : Diuretic qualities ; ginger has anti-spasmotic qualities and can reduce nausea and GI upset. I would go with green tea for this one. ...Read more

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Is lipton pure green tea good for you?

Is lipton pure green tea good for you?

Very good but...: Green tea is proven to have many health benefits;it is rich in antioxidants like catechins, as well as l-theanine which has a calming effect.Among the proven benefits of green tea: preventing cardiovascular disease, lowers cholesterol & blood sugar, prevents many different cancers, protects the liver. Lipton is fine but i prefer organic teas.See http://www.Umm.Edu/altmed/articles/green-tea-000255.Htm. ...Read more

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Is steaz organic iced green tea good for you? Any benefits from drinking it?

Is steaz organic iced green tea good for you? Any benefits from drinking it?

I can't comment on : Any particular brand of green tea. However, green tea leaves contain antioxidant polyphenols. Studies show that polyphenols in green tea have anti-carcinogenic effect ; lead to a reduced heart disease death rate. The linus pauling institute reported a study that suggested green tea can assist w glycemic control. ...Read more

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Can darker green tea mean healtheir green tea?

Can darker green tea mean healtheir green tea?

Not necessarily.: Tea is derived from the camellia sinensis tree. The leaves contain antioxidant polyphenols. Studies suggest green tea can assist with glycemic control, have an anti-carcinogenic effect as well as leading to a reduced heart disease death rate. White & red tea are very healthy. ...Read more

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Is decaf green tea safe to drink?

Is decaf green tea safe to drink?

Yes: The decaffeinated form of green tea is the recommended type. Green tea should be used with caution if you are taking medications or have pre-existing medical conditions. Like all herbal supplements, it should also be used with caution in children under 2 or pregnant or lactating women. ...Read more

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Is "herbal tea" a green tea?

No: Green tea is tea is derived from a tree called camellia sinensis. Herbal tea is derived from herbs. ...Read more

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Is green tea healthy? Why?

Is green tea healthy? Why?

Overhyped: Green tea is the latest in a long line of overhyped nutritional products. Claims include weight loss, better health, longer life, better endurance. Do not believe the hype. Yes green tea contains some anti-oxidants and phytonutrients, but it still contains caffiene which is a stimulant and has diuretic properties. Too much green tea is not good for you. ...Read more

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Does tea or coffee good for teeth health?

Does tea or coffee good for teeth health?

Not really: If you have ever looked at the bottom of the cup that has held coffee or tea for any amount of time you notice staining. This can happen also to your teeth. If there are any restorations, this can also add more areas that can stain. Any acidic liquids can also over time cause erosion. ...Read more

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Hey docs, what helps you lose weight more: green coffee bean extract or green tea extract?

Hey docs, what helps you lose weight more: green coffee bean extract or green tea extract?

Not positive: The weight loss effects of green tea have been demonstrated in some studies but the effect is relatively minor. ON the other hand - I don't if there is any hard data on use of coffee bean extract as a weight loss supplement. ...Read more