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Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Green Tea and Effects part 2

Green Tea: Lose Weight and Metabolism 


In more than three quarters of over 40 scientific studies since 2000, the regular consumption of green tea shows an effect on the digestion and absorption of fat, the inhibition of certain enzymes for fat intake and increase the basal metabolic energy. Green tea can therefore support efforts to lose weight significantly. In particular, the play catechins (especially EGCG) and caffeine a supporting role. Accurate information on the effects, dosage and application can be found in post weight loss with green tea .

Caffeine, stimulating effect and tolerability

Compatibility of Green TeaThe green tea has a relatively high content of alkaloids, especially the caffeine (see how much caffeine in mg in tea, coffee, etc.), but also theophylline, which are known for their stimulating effect and side effects. What is less common: in many studies are very positive features of caffeine in green tea - within a certain daily dose - described on health. It should be noted that the caffeine in green tea and the friendly interaction with the other ingredients is more effective than other caffeinated beverages such as coffee and other teas (except for white tea), which is the case. When everyone but the sensitivity and tolerance level is different to caffeine. Thus, a high caffeine dose to be uncomfortable. It is therefore important to know which type of tea is present as much caffeine as tolerated there, and how it is tied to the way the preparation effect. For example, the Chinese Gunpowder, or the Japanese Gyokuro have peak values, while the Japanese Sencha and Bancha significantly less Karigane contains no more caffeine. And as the caffeine acts to pull time, temperature, dosage and infusion?

Side effects and risks of green tea

Principle has the green tea, despite its great healing force and effect, but also potential side effects or under certain circumstances even risks . Of course, this quickly thought of the relatively high content of caffeine. But it should also be known and some other factors to be considered:
  • Greater intolerance of reduced quality,
  • Contaminants and pollutants (toxins, pesticides, petroleum residues from printed packaging)
  • Reduction of iron and vitamin B9 recording (folic acid),
  • Fertility, pregnancy, lactation, Unborn,
  • Interaction with drugs
  • Stomach and kidney disease.

Preparation strongly influenced effect of green tea

The proper preparation is a crucial factor for the health effects of green tea is the only way to realize the optimum of the medicinal plant succeeds. If you select a higher or lower water temperature, or a different brewing time, the tea changed its character clearly developed and other effects. But it also depends on various other factors such as the dosage, the right water at the right tea strainer etc.. The addition of milk, sugar, sweeteners, honey should be avoided, as this is the record of the valuable polyphenols, particularly the catechins affected. The addition of ascorbic acid, vitamin C, lemon juice, and on the other hand can enhance the bioavailability of catechins in certain circumstances. An overview of the relevant applications forms and preparation of green tea in the post and prevent diseases .