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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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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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Is black or green tea better?

Is black or green tea better?

Green much healthier: Green tea has been proven to have remarkable health benefits because it is rich in antioxidant polyphenols known as catechins, as well as l-theanine which has a calming effect. Black tea is green tea that has been oxidized and fermented, a process that destroys most of the beneficial catechins & theanine. In a sense, black tea is green tea that is spoiled. See comment for link to info on benefits:. ...Read more

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I have green poop and i don't think its natural its like a light yellow dark green color?

I have green poop and i don't think its natural its like a light yellow dark green color?

Green feces: Green feces can be caused by rapid transit of the stool through the intestines. ...Read more

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I like green tea drink it often diet green tea is it ok?

I like green tea drink it often diet green  tea is it ok?

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

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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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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Toddler (2 y-male) with green soft stool with dark green small filaments. Symptom: loss of appetite (5 days) hasn't eat anything green nor with dye?

Toddler (2 y-male) with green soft stool with dark green small filaments. Symptom: loss of appetite (5 days) hasn't eat anything green nor with dye?

Normal: The stool color is provided by the bile from the liver that is adds to fecal debris.It starts out a deep green & slowly changes thru greens to yellows to browns as the germs in the intestines metabolize the bile.Green generally means the stool in question moved through faster or was subject to less change by gut germs.If worried about something else schedule a visit. ...Read more

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What tea - black or green - carries better health benefits for us and why?

Green Tea = better !: Tea is derived from the camellia sinensis tree. The leaves contain antioxidant polyphenols which have an anti-carcinogenic effect. Lighter tea (white ; green) is less processed. Black tea is dried ; fermented. Studies suggest green tea can assist with glycemic control as well as reduced heart disease death rate. There are more studies around that suggest benefits from green tea than for black. ...Read more

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I'm blowing out green snot and have green diarrhea?

I'm blowing out green snot and have green diarrhea?

Many need to see Dr.: If these occurred just today then you could wait as see how you feel tomorrow. If this has been going on for a while then I suggest that you see your doctor. The color of the nasal discharge is not that important but if you have sinus pain you could have an infection. Color of diarrhea reflect what you have been eating or could be caused by other problems. ...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

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I heard not to take tylenol (acetaminophen) with green tea extract diet supplements what about regular green tea in a cup? Specifically decaf green tea bags

Caffeine interaction: The concern is not green tea per se but that high doses of caffeine can increase toxicity of tylenol (acetaminophen) to the liver. Some green tea diet supplements are high in caffeine but regular green tea is quite safe, either decaf or regular- it would take about 100 cups of green tea to get too much caffeine. See http://abcnews.Go.Com/health/healthday/story?Id=4508811 taking nac with tylenol (acetaminophen) reduces toxicity. ...Read more

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Can a 17 yrs old (18 running) consume green coffee bean extract?

Can a 17 yrs old (18 running) consume green coffee bean extract?

Insufficient reports: Green coffee beans are beans that have not been roasted. Roasting decreases chlorogenic acid, a chemical that is believed to increase metabolism and help with weight loss. Inadequate studies have been done to prove safety or to determine correct dosing. Green beans also contain caffeine, which is well known to cause upset stomach, jitteriness, insomnia and occasionally anxiety. ...Read more

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Do canned green beans have about the same health benefits as fresh green beans?

Do canned green beans have about the same health benefits as fresh green beans?

Fresh fruits and: vegetables are most nutritious, next comes frozen, and last comes canned. Peace and good health. ...Read more