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Doctor insights on: Iced Tea Vs Sweet Tea

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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 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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Is hydroxycut drink packets worse than coffee, tea or sodas?

Hydroxycut: Well, to put it gently, you are comparing bad (coffee & soda) to worse (hydroxycut). Hydroxycut was taken off the market at one point as a result of reports of liver problems, seizures, and rhabdomyolysis. It is an herbal supplement and therefore not regulated by the fda. Not that coffee and soda are good for you, but if i had to choose, i would pick that over hydroxycut. ...Read more

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Is decaf green tea safe to drink?

Is decaf green tea safe to drink?

Yes: The decaffeinated form of green tea is the recommended type. Green tea should be used with caution if you are taking medications or have pre-existing medical conditions. Like all herbal supplements, it should also be used with caution in children under 2 or pregnant or lactating women. ...Read more

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Will cold brew matcha green tea be more benificial than boiled?

Will cold brew matcha green tea be more benificial than boiled?

Tea: The boiling of tea water allows for quicker release of the tea nutrients. Cold brewing may be more beneficial due to less destruction of antioxidants, but is more timely and will not taste the same. ...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 "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 homemade lipton sweet tea bad for you?

Is homemade lipton sweet tea bad for you?

Depends: It depends on how much sugar it's made with. Having a little sugar with your tea is not a big deal; having a little tea with your sugar is a problem. I suggest patients skip the sugar & use an artificial sweetener if needed. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women drink green tea and mint tea ?

Can pregnant women drink green tea and mint tea ?

Sure/moderation: Besides the caffeine there is no clinic reasons why a pregnant woman can not enjoy mint or green tea.....all in moderation though and no worries. ...Read more

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Decaffeinated tea a diuretic?

Maybe: Depends on the tea, of course, but most decaffeinated products do retain a very small dose of caffeine (usually. ...Read more

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Does zesta green tea contain caffeine?

Does zesta green tea contain caffeine?

Zesta Green Teas: In trying to review zesta pure green tea ; zesta blended green teas - there were no notations that the products were decaffeinated. Normally it will be noted if the product has been decaffeinated. ...Read more

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Lipton green tea bag reduce sugar & cholesterol?

Green tea: A study by maastricht university (holland) noted green tea has catechins ; caffeine w inhibition of o-methyl- transferase ; phosphodiesterase which effects thermogenesis ; fat oxidation. The linus pauling institute reported a study indicating that green tea can assist w glycemic control. Additionally, green tea has a diuretic effect. ...Read more

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Is steaz organic iced green tea good for you? Any benefits from drinking it?

Is steaz organic iced green tea good for you? Any benefits from drinking it?

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

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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

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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Does arizona green tea ginseng with honey help lose weight?

Does arizona green tea ginseng with honey help lose weight?

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