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Green Tea Increase Height
My weight is 79 kg, height is nearly 1.7c so what is the perfect weight for me? Also, I am using green tea triple fat burner what else do u recomend?
Which foods increase metabolism apart from green tea are there any medicines to increase the BMR of a person whose metabolism has slowed down?
BMR: The best way to stimulate your metabolism is to exercise. ...Read more
I have read in few research papers that green tea increases the enzyme aromatase & reduces 5-alpha reductase, is that so?
Green Tea effects: Yes this appears to be true.Get a more detailed answer ›
What's the expert opinion, could the health benefits of green tea such as weight loss increase with longer steeping time?
Yes & no: Steep at least 3 to 5 minutes to get health benefits. Stepping longer than 6 minutes can lead to bitter tasting tea. ...Read more
Not with tea: Not if you are just drinking conventional green tea, without any other additives. ...Read more
My dietician insists that I should drink 2-3 cups of coffee/green tea as it increases BMR effectively burning more fat at rest & in exercise! Opinion?
Green tea or coffee alone will not cause dramatic weight loss but can help in conjunction with diet and exercise. Green tea has many other health benefits too. See https://authoritynutrition.com/green-tea-and-weight-loss/
See https://authoritynutrition.com/articles/weight-loss/ for many good articles on weight loss. ...Read more
What can I drink to increase my iron intake? I have been drinking green tea but have learned that this inhibits iron uptake.
Real nutrition : No beverage except blood or iron-fortified drinks will provide iron. If you are a non-supplementing vegetarian please reconsider. If you are iron deficient at your age, you have cancer until proved otherwise. Forgive my frankness; your physician owes it to you to be equally up front with you. In the meantime, get with a scientific nutritionist. You are right about the tea, by the way ...Read more
Will green tea helpful to me to reduce weight and stress though I am suffering from increased TSH level?
Three issues: I'm glad you're managing your thyroid disease and hope you can keep your markers in the healthy range. Weight loss is the result of reprogramming yourself to eat only to satisfy hunger and to get back into an exercise-focused lifestyle. Managing stress is about making needed changes in your environment and perhaps your thinking. Green tea offers none of this, nor does any other pill. ...Read more
Can daily consumption of green tea (I mix it with black tea as well) increase chances of getting kidney stones? The tea is unsweetened.
Probably not: There's a "pop" claim that tea and cola predispose to kidney stones, but little scientific reason. The overriding key to prevention is to keep the urine dilute (always pale, never dark) by drinking plenty of fluids -- the cheapest is tap water, and perhaps tea-drinkers are actually just drinking less of that. ...Read more
Like so many alternative treatments or products, tradition, theory, hope and anecdotal evidence do not hold up when a formal review of evidence is done. See the excellent answers on weight loss on this site and drink tea because you like it, not for its supposed magical properties.
http://nccam. Nih. Gov/health/greentea? Nav=gsa. ...Read more
Will acai berry and green tea supplements added to diet and exercise help raise your metabolism and loose weight?
The helpful part of green tea is called EGCG which can be taken in capsule form. This will provide approx.6-8 X the amount as in a cup of green tea. Each brand of EGCG is different. Look on the label to see the recommended dose. Here's a link about dose and interactions w/medications and food
http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-960-green%20tea.aspx?activeingredientid=960 ...Read more
Yes: Vitamin B12 is absorbed by a complex process including a substance called intrinsic factor, which is produced by the stomach and delivered to cells in the small intestine for absorption. Although there are certain medications (acid blockers, for example) which interfere with the process by which B12 is absorbed, there is no reason to expect green tea to block any aspect of that cascade. ...Read more
The 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. A study by maastricht university (holland) noted green tea has catechins ; caffeine which can help with weight loss. ...Read more
Yes if: If you experience the nausea immediately each time after drinking the green tea, it would be wise to stop drinking the tea. Do you a problem with any other caffeinated beverages? You can live a long, healthy life without green, or any other tea for that matter. ...Read more
Green tea does not: Replace need for water. Best not to exceed 5 cups of green tea per day — as you are more likely to have side effects at that point. ...Read more
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
Green Tea effects:
I understand your concern about drinking green tea every day in high quantities.
Single doses of up to 1.6 grams (about 4 cups) of green tea extract are well tolerated. One can take up to 8cups/day of Green Tea.
If you are caffeine sensitive, you may get headache, dizziness, irritability, upset stomach and nausea.
Taken with stimulant drugs, green tea may increase Blood Pressure. ...Read more
Possibly: Studies are promising but I don't believe that the results are conclusive. Tea is derived from the camellia sinensis tree. The leaves contain antioxidant polyphenols. The linus pauling institute reported a study that suggested green tea can assist with glycemic control. Catechins in the tea may ^ thermogenesis. Because green tea has diuretic properties you could lose excess water weight. ...Read more
Yes.: If you take a lotion and add green tea to it, you could call it green tea lotion. Good luck though, since tea is made with water and won't mix with lotion. It might be easier to obtain a green tea extract and mix it with the lotion, or buy green tea lotion. ...Read more
Good question: Tea is derived from the camellia sinensis tree. The leaves contain antioxidant polyphenols. 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. Green tea has a diuretic effect so you lose water weight. However, im not sure that research has conclusively demonstrated green. ...Read more
It will have: No effect. Your weight will increase if you consume more total calories than you burn off -- 3500 calories to the pound, and decrease if you burn off more than you consume. A packet of Splenda has only 5 calories so you would have to eat 700 of them to gain a pound. ...Read more
Fibro foods: This is mostly a trial and error but foods high in omega threes like fish help with pain. Stay away from junk foods, and additives. Keep a diary and see what works and what does not work. This is the best way to tell. Remember to get exercise, rest and if you are depressed, get in and get this treated. ...Read more
Benefits: White ; green teas are very helpful. The linus pauling institute reported a study that suggest green tea extracts can act as a plant-based alternative for glycemic control. A japanese study showed reduced rate of deaths from heart disease with use of green tea. ...Read more