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Are there detrimental health effects to drinking old tea?

Black tea can last almost forever. Health related detriments are potentially present already in fresh leaves. Risks added by storing tea for too long are first and foremost: taste deterioration. This ...
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Green Tea: Would it cause any harm?

Aside from its wonderful taste, green tea (obtained from the plant Cammelia sinensis, (L.) Kuntze, Theaceae) contains caffeine, and this might be the reason for your possible addiction. Studies have ...
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How much is green tea really good against tooth decay?

Green tea, or any real tea made from the Camellia sinensis plant, has many advantages as a go-to beverage. It itself does not contain significant amounts of sugar, it has an enamel preserving pH ...
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Green Tea After Dinner

Green tea has thermogenic properties and promotes fat oxidation beyond that explained by its caffeine content per se. If green tea extract are drunk during the meal there is a proved effect of it on ...
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Does tea cause gags?

I haven't found any studies that would directly link retching and the consumption of tea. However, this would be a rather narrow research, so the lack of it is no surprise. Your doctor told you that ...
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Prepare tea directly in water boiler - dangerous?

Although the initial question seems crazy enough from the start, the preamble to this answer has to make it clear that you should not use a water boiler with tea – or anything else but water – in it. ...
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Is avocado leaf tea potentially harmful to humans?

That wikipedia page seems to blame the toxicity of some avacado parts to their content of persin. According to the page on persin: Persin is a fungicidal toxin present in the avocado. It is ...
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Does echinacea help prevent or treat a viral infection?

Some species are used to treat and prevent common cold, flu, and other infections. One study from 2002 didn't find any significant differences between the echinacea and placebo groups for any ...
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Which herbal teas have been proven to energize?

According to this paper by Moss et al. (2016) 1 peppermint tea has energizing properties. The molecular mechanism by which this effect is exerted is summarized in its discussion part: Active ...
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Which herbal teas have been proven to energize?

The most clearly effective stimulating (energizing) herbs have run into legal restrictions, at least in the United States. The most notorious is the leaf of the E. coca tree, which contains cocaine. ...
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Toxicity of Heated Honey

Surprisingly: yes, heating honey can be of a certain concern. The article linked to above is based on ayurvedic principles which do not compare well in their reasoning with modern scientific thinking: ...
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Benefits of tea in weight loss

So with everything related with diet there are two effects: whether a particularly diet affects what macronutrients you eat, and the effect of the food itself. According to NHS advice green tea in ...
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Does black tea increase the risk of breast cancer?

BACKGROUND There are a very large number of studies of tea consumption and breast cancer. All of these studies are observational epidemiologic studies. The epidemiologic studies assess black tea and ...
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What element of black tea is laxative?

Basically, theobromine and theophylline (see e. g. https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Theobromine), which is similar to caffeine. There are even some people doing coffee enemas (https://en....
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Combined consumption of green tea and cheese / meat

Cheese and meat are both high in fat, which slows down the emptying of the stomach content (including tea) into the small intestine more than carbohydrate foods (vegetables and grains). So, taking tea ...
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Stomach ache after drinking tea

One of the possible solutions might be to try decaf tea. Although decaffeination also reduces the amount of polyphenols to some extent, in many cases there is still a lot of them left. The reduction ...
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Which is better for health tea, water tea or milk tea?

The only well studied effects of drinking tea are the Green Tea Catechins: I would highly recommend people pay attention to the bioavailability issue and pay attention to Quercetin. Green tea ...
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How to improve memorizing ability?

Train your Brain. its not the supplement in the market which will boost your memory application, althgough you can take Omega supplements which is good for brain stuff and heart.
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