Thursday, January 5, 2012

Green Tea - Health Benefits and Side Effects

Green tea
Green tea contains more amount of antioxidants than any drinks or food with the same volume, and is the leaves of Camellia sinensis, undergone minimal oxidation during processing, originated from China. Green tea has been a precious drink in traditional Chinese culture and used exceptional in socialization for more than 4000 thousand years. Because of their health benefits, they have been cultivated for commercial purposes all over the world.

Health benefits
A, Health benefits according to studies (Quotes from the Tava tea researches, in ingredients of Sencha tea (the best of green tea)written by Chatel M. researches contribution by myself)
1. Antidepressant Properties
2. External Anogenital Warts
3. Obstructive Sleep Apnea-Related Brain Deficits
4. Bad Breath
5. Nervous Tension
6. Gastrointestinal diseases
7. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
8. Immune system
9. Antimicrobial activities
10. Periodontal Health
11. Congitive Activities
12. Neurodegernative diseases
13. Cholesterol
14. Osteoporosis
15. Arthritis
16. Stroke
17. Antioxidant Activity
18. Diabetes
19. Weight Loss
20. Etc.

Side effect
1. Tannins
a) tannins in in green tea may reduce the absorption of certain medication.
b) reduce the digestive function in absorbing iron and thiamine .
2. Caffeine
Caffeine found in green tea may cause some problems for certain people.
3. Stomach upset is the most common symptom.

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