Green Tea, Green Tea, matchá
- Origin Plant Based
- Source Itself
- Type Phytochemicals, Protein, Carbohydrate, Fibers, Nootropic
- Age Range Teenagers (13-19), Adults (20-59), Seniors (>60)
- Toxicity May be toxic in high doses
- Side effects Drowsiness, Headaches, Diarrhea
- Warnings Hypertension, Pregnancy, Hepatic Diseases, Cardiovascular Diseases, Renal Diseases
Why be Careful
Long-term high doses of green tea intake can lead to liver dysfunction, gastrointestinal problems, decreased appetite, insomnia, hyperactivity, nervousness, hypertension, increased heart rate, and gastric irritation. High doses of green tea can cause adverse effects due to the caffeine content, like palpitations, headache, and dizziness. There are no contraindications for pregnant women, but medical prescription is recommended.
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