Is Green Tea the best option for you?

Is Green Tea the best option for you?
The health benefits of this wonder tea can be listed down in a flow as it has come into the limelight, being the most popular health drink for weight loss.
Loaded with antioxidants, it has shown various other properties of preventing cardiovascular diseases and lowering the risk of type 2 diabetes.
But is your body suitable for the consumption of this magical tea?
Green Tea has been found to cause certain problems in people when taken excessively or cause problems to some people who suffer with certain ailments.
• Iron deficiency- Green Tea seems to reduce the absorption of iron from food.
Thus, people with lower hemoglobin must not take green tea.
• Caution: Caffeine inside- Like all other teas, green tea contains caffeine.
So people with natural low tolerance for caffeine might suffer symptoms if taken.
High caffeine consumption may also hinder calcium absorption, affecting bone health and increasing risk of osteoporosis.
• Stomach problems- People with peptic ulcers and acid reflux should not consume green tea excessively.
The tannins inside green tea may increase stomach acid and cause severe problems.
• Anxiety- Excess of green tea pours in large quantities of caffeine in body thereby causing shakiness, nausea and anxiety disorders making anxiety worse.
• Heart conditions- Excess of caffeine might cause a irregular heartbeat.
• Should not be given to children- The tannins in green tea may block nutrient absorption such as proteins and fats in children.
Caffeine in green tea may also cause over stimulation.
The nutritional benefits of green tea are endless but a few side effects of these cannot be overlooked.
Do not hesitate to consult your nutritionist before consuming green tea if you find unusual symptoms jumping in.
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