The leaves of Camellia sinensis are steamed at high temperatures retaining the antioxidants and polyphenols in green tea, unlike the regular tea leaves that are fermented. Caffeine in green tea is a stimulant. Consuming green tea is associated with reduced total and LDL cholesterol levels and reduces the risk of stroke. Excessive consumption may cause hepatotoxicity. It is known to increase the quality of life slightly. Although they are known to possess antimutagenic and anticarcinogenic properties, there are no evident studies supporting the same.
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Query: Hello doctor, Can I drink a cup of green tea every day post-lunch with half a tablespoon of honey and one tablespoon of lemon for weight loss? I am 23 years old, and my height and weight are 5 feet and 116 lbs respectively. Currently, I am not on any medications. I need your suggestions on this. Tha... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is helpful but only one thing cannot help you to lose overall body weight. Follow the dietary modifications mentioned below that can help in weight loss. Early morning at 7 AM take one glass of lukewarm water with half lemon and a pinch of cinnamon powder. At ... Read Full »