Green tea is known as a healthy beverage. This type of tea was believed to be rich in benefits. One was to improve memory, prevent senility to cancer.
Although it has many benefits, but make sure you do not eat to excess. Because, recently a British girl reportedly died after consuming green tea for three months.
She was 16 years old was reported trying to lose weight. But instead of thin, this girl even suffered severe liver damage and death. This girl was allegedly excessively consume green tea.
A study also revealed that the dangers of consuming green tea lies in the way the tea processing erroneous. Some products packed green tea in the form of supplements or drinks with excessive concentration is used as a weight loss product.
Unfortunately, green or herbal tea consumed in excess will hamper the performance of the liver or liver to trigger the infection.
“Tannin contained in green tea can also prevent the absorption of non-heme iron,” says nutrition consultant, Mike Roussell, PhD. Rousell also suggested that green tea is not consumed by anyone.
Especially those who have the disease autoimmune, such as allergies, asthma,cancer, hepatitis B and C or other viral infections.
“In healthy people, green tea can boost the immune system, but that is basically already sick, stimulation of green tea it will be more burdensome your body, “he said.
Ideally, green tea consumed four times in one day. “The good is consumed on an empty stomach. This method is also believed to optimize the absorption of antioxidants, catechins,” he said.