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Kombucha Tea For Cataracts
Hello,which one is best twinings,tetley,lipton,organic india,fabindia,gaia,chamong or any other brand green tea for daily consume for benefits?
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Green tea is good: for health, better than black/red tea, and not as potent as white tea. Two cups daily is fine. EGCG capsules contain the beneficial ingredient in green tea and will provide a larger dose. The tea itself does contain some caffeine so please keep that in mind. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Which is better for thalassemia patient?
Tea with milk
coffee with milk
Caffeine is good: Caffeine promotes better vasoreactivity, a goal of all thalassemia patients. Therefore, any way you get your caffeine will improve your vasoreactivity, choose the drink you like the most, you won't be wrong... If you're after higher caffeine levels, depends on the tea or coffee you are drinking... ...Read more
No: Home remedies are at best adjuncts for acne rx. If topical benzoyl peroxide has failed, please get with your physician. Life's difficult enough without this serious, chronic, non-lifestyle-related disease. The good news is that it can be managed. "green tea", like everything else edible, has interesting biomolecules but isn't going to help you. Do what you have to. ...Read more
Green tea is healthy: Adding small amt's of honey is fine. 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
Haven't read that it: Is contraindicated. It is recommended that you not drink nettle leaf, fennel, sassafras, rosemary, hibiscus, ephedra, licorice root, raspberry leaf, anise or sage tea. Encourage you to limit caffeine intake -so if you drink white, red, yellow or green tea- try to make it decaffeinated. Ginger, lime, barley, peppermint and thyme tea are safe during pregnancy. ...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
Yes: Wheatgrass juice is undoubtedly quite healthy; it is a rich source of antioxidants and magnesium. Proponents of wheatgrass claim it is a panacea for a wide variety of health problems- see http://www.Hippocratesinst.Org/wheatgrass/benefits-of-wheatgrass unfortunately, virtually all of these claims are unsubstantiated as there is little research to prove or disprove them-see my comment for a link:. ...Read more
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
Very good but...: Green tea is proven to have many health benefits;it is rich in antioxidants like catechins, as well as l-theanine which has a calming effect.Among the proven benefits of green tea: preventing cardiovascular disease, lowers cholesterol & blood sugar, prevents many different cancers, protects the liver. Lipton is fine but i prefer organic teas.See http://www.Umm.Edu/altmed/articles/green-tea-000255.Htm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If i've had kidney stones in past, is it safe for me drink almond milk or herbal teas such as green, oolong, our-eh!
Be careful: almonds have oxalate; tea has oxalate; Calcium oxalate is most common stone; reasons include: dehydration; excess calcium in urine; excess oxalate in urine; low citrate in urine. Diet: avoid spinach, rhubarb, strawberries, nuts, chocolate, tea, wheat bran, and all dry beans; increase orange juice 8 oz twice daily; add ReaLemon extract: 5 tblspns per day; increase fluid 4 liters/day; so, minimize ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it safe to take klonopin (clonazepam) with the following supplements: policosanol, ALA, decaf green tea extract, & aged garlic root extract?
Meds: should not be an issue. You can check with your pharmacist and doctor too regarding your specific case. There was a book that was PDR of herbs and alternative medications called the German Commission E book, as Europe much more pro herb/supplement than we are in the States. ...Read more
How about gripe waters for reflux and gas issues for babies? How about mom drinking tea w/ chamomile, fennel , and ginger? What probiotics to use?
Possibly helpful: As someone who practices integrative pediatrics, I do incorporate these remedies for colic/gas in babies. Gripe waters that contain small amounts of fennel and ginger are likely safe as are chamomile and fennel teas (for baby or mom - if baby is under 6m, don't give more than 1 oz 3x per day). Probiotics (bifidus, lactobacillus) have been shown to be safe and effective. ...Read more
Yes: 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. Green tea has a diuretic effect so you lose water weight. >. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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