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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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Green tea is good for?

Green tea is good for?

Quenching your : Thirst. It has antioxidants and may be useful in preventing cell damage from oxidants. But the useful effects are difficult to quantitate. ...Read more

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Is zesta tea a green Tea?

Brand Name: Zesta is a Brand name for many teas...read the label! Hope this helps Dr Z ...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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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 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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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 bad for gout?

Is green tea bad for gout?

Caffeine : S bad for gout and i don't believe green tea has any. If it does then stay away form it. ...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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Which green tea is good for you? Do i get bottled green tea or is the green tea bags?

In general: In general, would suggest making your own green tea. The bottled green tea you buy off the shelf often has sweetners and other additives. ...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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Is drinking a black tea considered healthy or black tea is processed unlike greentea?

Green vs Black Tea: Black tea is fermented (oxidized) ; green tea has had minimal processing. Green tea has far more health benefits than black tea. ...Read more

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Green tea (caffeine) while breastfeeding, is this okay?

Green tea (caffeine) while breastfeeding, is this okay?

Small amounts in AM: Most drug concentrations peak within a few hours in breast milk. Foods usually will reach the baby by about 6 hours after ingestion. You should avoid excessive caffeine while breastfeeding, so a cup of tea or coffee in the AM is ok, but baby will get the caffeine around early afternoon. Large amounts of caffeine are not good for you or baby. ...Read more

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Is green tea bad for the heart?

Is green tea bad for the heart?

No: Green tea has no ill heart effects and is generally thought of as a "healthy" tea. Tea does contain caffeine that can speed your heart rate up if you drink large quantities. ...Read more

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Is bitter green tea (result of using boiling water to steep) is it good for bad for the tea?

Is bitter green tea (result of using boiling water to steep) is it good for bad for the tea?

Irrelevant: It is irrelevant to tea how you prepare it. Prepare it to suit your taste. Do not expect any medicinal benefits from the drink. ...Read more