admin | November 21, 2015 | Health |
If you opt for green tea as a healthy alternative to coffee or for some other medical cause, it is very important for you to know that the green tea has a dark side that you need to keep in mind.
Green tea is very healthy and commendable, particularly as a substitute for coffee, but also in many other situations. It is well known that green tea plays a significant role in slowing down the progression of prostate cancer, it also works as an active protection against influenza, it reduces stress,it boosts your energy levels and it reduces the cholesterol.
In addition, the green tea is an excellent ally in weight loss and it melts the fat very effectively.
However the experts still warn us about the bad side of the green tea. The bad side of the green tea is that it can interfere with the effects of hypertension medicines.
In fact, green tea is rich in tannin, which may limit the absorption of iron from fruits and vegetables. However if you drink tea with lemon (enriched with vitamin C), you’ll undo this effect.
Note that green tea must not be mixed with a variety of drugs. This is because it contains caffeine. In order to be sure when you can and when you cannot drink this tea, consult your doctor, especially if you are having some serious health problems.
Researchers at the Medical School of Fukoshima, found that the green tea can lower the activity of certain drugs for treating flu and colds. Therefore we advise you to be careful and talk to your doctor before drinking green tea while you are consuming your therapy.
Reference: Healthy Life Tricks