How Much Green Tea Is Safe?

GreenTea1Green Tea has many benefits that would give anyone a reason to have a cup or two a day! From boosting your metabolism to the ability to prevent colds, green tea is a wonderful hot beverage! But one may ask themselves, how much green tea do you have to consume in order to reap the benefits. Like anything else you hear about, it’s best you learn the true facts before you start guzzling. Who knows, the results may shock you.

It is recommended that you drink one to two cups a day, so if you are already on that path keep it up. Studies have shown that drinking up to 5 cups a day can decrease the risk for stomach cancer. Then there are those who are trying to lose weight and give your metabolism an extra boost, in this scenario it is recommended to consume seven cups a day to help achieve those goals. 

Unfortunately, there are a few unfavorable consequences to consuming a lot of green tea. If you are pregnant, it is recommended that you either limit your intake or eliminate altogether. The absorption of folic acid decreases, which is an important vitamin that helps decrease birth defects. Green tea is also known to interfere with iron absorption, therefore, it’s best to drink between meals instead of with meals. 

 

 

How many cups of green tea do you drink a day?

 

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