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Does Green Tea Help Reduce Colds Fevers
Probably Not: Green tea certainly has anti-oxidant properties, but most do not have the anti-inflammatory properties that reduce fevers. (however, the liquids will help if you have a fever.) i suppose there may be some formulations of green tea mixed with other herbals that due have anti-fever properties, however, drink these as with caution as they likely could have have other side effects. ...Read more
No-but helps weight!: Green tea has a wide range of health benefits. It is widely promoted as an appetite suppressant but research has not confirmed this. However, it does promote weight loss via other mechanisms like boosting metabolism & burning fats. It may reduce cravings for sweets. See www.Healthylifestyletrainer.Com/green-tea-and-weight-loss-true-or-false/ & www.Umm.Edu/altmed/articles/green-tea-000255.Htm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In general - green: Tea. Green tea has a diuretic effect so you lose water weight. The linus pauling institute reported a study that suggests green tea extracts acts as a plant-based alternative for glycemic control. Catechins in the tea may ^ thermogenesis. However, i’m not sure that research has conclusively demonstrated green tea’s effectiveness as a weight loss product. 3 to 4 cups/day can have health benefits. ...Read more
Severe water retention with period, any natural way to alleviate? I already reduce sodium. Does exercise and green tea help? Does cranberry juice?
Water retention: Over the counter medications containing diuretics can help. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with your physician's approval. Sipping green tea can help as it has a diuretic effect. So can exercise. ...Read more
Green Tea & Obesity: Nope. Absolutely not. In fact in what you describe you have two obvious problems. Caffeine will never lead your body to lose weight. And, honey is sugar. Sugar leads to increasing weight and never to weight loss. The current fad for 'green tea' extract is just one in a long line of fraud. It is designed to take your money for the 'hope' that you do not need to do the work it takes to lose. ...Read more
Not that i am aware : I know of no evidence to support that claim, but it likely tastes good and helps the local bee hive owners! ...Read more
No: According to the national institutes of health (nih) there are no foods that burn fat. This is a myth perpetuated by marketers. Green teas can contain healthy antioxidants but they play no meaningful role in weight loss. ...Read more
Maybe (not) . . .: There are so many different green teas available of varying qualities that it's near impossible to answer your question. But a recent study concluded that "green tea preparations appear to induce a small, statistically non-significant weight loss in overweight or obese adults. Because the amount of weight loss is small, it is not likely to be clinically important." http://goo.Gl/nkxcsb. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Actions of vitamins: Most vitamins and minerals are there to help in the kreb's cycle and metabolism of food as part of the enzymes and coenzymes. They are not proven to cure diseases, but they help the body have the energy in fighting diseases and in the repair of tissues damaged by the disease so it goes back to normal. 2 vitamins used as they are are a and k, the rest as coenzymes. ...Read more
Not to any extent: It may be healthy, but it really doesn't cause you to lose a significant amount of weight. Don't believe everything you hear on tv or read on the internet. Drink it if you like it, but use the unsweetened. ...Read more
Yes, if has calories: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more
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