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Health Benefits Of Unsweetened Iced Tea
The blueberries.: The healthiest part of a blueberry muffin would be the blueberries therein. Muffins by definition are not healthy, and making a muffin with blueberries or bran or apples won't magically make the muffin a healthy food. Tasty, yes, but not healthy. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Flavor and nutrients: Apart from the flavor you derive, you also get some micronutrients (vitamins/minerals). Honey contains some sugar (fructose and glucose) and aloe vera has some carminative properties which may help soothe the GI tract. Of course, like all medicines, herbals have to be taken in moderation to prevent untoward effects. ...Read more
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
No. Lots of sugar.: Smart water *sounds* like it's healthy but it's not. One bottle has 7 teaspoons of sugar, even more than 12 oz bottle of coca cola [though i'm not saying that you should drink coke instead]. Plain water is healthiest. Crave flavor? Add a slice of lemon, lime, orange or cucumber. Make your own iced tea [flavored green tea or herbal tea]. Only thing smart about it: makes your pocketbook smart. Ow. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: I guess if you think about things as a scale, you can think that you do one good thing it erases a bad thing you do, but it isn't like that. The green tea may have good effects. But really the badness of the fake sugar has overwhelming bad effects on your system. Can you really put a scale to it and say that one erases the other? ...Read more
Probably not: Once the tea is mixed with water, the antioxidants start to break down. By the time the product gets from where it was first mixed to when you drink it could be weeks or months. The antioxidants are not likely going to be viable for that length of time. Raw fruits and vegetables are probably your best bet. Some supplements like astaxanthin and curcumin may help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: There is no difference.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is Lipton decaf green tea from the tea bags at Walmart good for acid reflux with ice? Can you get same health benefits from using Lipton tea bags?
DGL is used to: help with acid reflux and is safe. It is a licorice product found in health food stores. If you take licorice that is not DGL, over time it can raise your blood pressure. Please consult w/your doc. Peace and good health. Decaf is often made using chemicals that are not good for you. ...Read more
None: The studies have failed to show any benefit from drinking green tea. ...Read more
None: No health effects that I am aware of. ...Read more
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
Green tea: Tea is derived from the camellia sinensis tree. The leaves contain antioxidant polyphenols. The linus pauling institute reported a study that suggested that green tea can assist with glycemic control. Studies show that the polyphenols in green tea have an anti-carcinogenic effect as well as leading to a reduced heart disease death rate. ...Read more
Soothing or calming: The hot water will help to keep you hydrated, and thats probably the only health benefit. ...Read more
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