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The Truth about Green Tea

A Health Powerhouse or Mostly Hype?

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DESIDERATA~GIRL

8/11/2011 6:49:57 AM

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Very interesting! I personally prefer white tea because I find it tastes a lot more 'normal' than green tea, which is too overpowering and odd flavour for me. If I do have green tea, I often add jasmine tea leaves as well with the green tea leaves so it's more appetising. I was very surprised by the statements that green tea "can also decrease the absorption of iron and folic acid". i hoenstly did not know! As someone who has had anaemia before, I will make sure that I only have green tea between meals and never with a meal so that it doesn't stop me absorbing the iron. Thanks!

K_RENEE

5/30/2011 8:19:25 PM

I like iced tea, green tea, and flavored teas, and I've only been drinking them because I like them, not because I thought there were some kind of superpowers. LOL

IRISHGRAMS1

4/12/2011 3:34:13 PM

My new favorite green tea is Japanese Cherry from Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf. This tea is light and has just enough of the cherry flavor that no sweetner is needed. I find it really quenches a thirst as well. You can use 1 bag to make 2 pitchers as well!

ZOBIEA

3/11/2011 8:09:35 AM

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I love drinking green tea and have all kinds in my cupboard. I love to drink it hot or cold, I can't live without my green tea!

JPAUL061

3/8/2011 10:54:01 AM

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I enjoy Bigelow Constant Comment and Earl Grey Green teas. They have all the benefits of green tea, but the taste of some of my other favorite black teas.

MSASHLEYDENISE

3/3/2011 11:57:51 AM

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i love green tea!

RMSPARKLES

1/21/2011 2:06:22 PM

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I make a glass of iced green tea and squeeze a wedge of lemon into it. It tastes a little different... and is absolutely delicious!... plus it adds nutrients from the fresh lemon! This is my favorite way to drink tea.

DBAILEY0438

11/8/2010 9:58:33 AM

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i like to make green tea and throw in crystal light for a diffrent flavor

SUNNYARIZONA

6/10/2010 5:42:19 PM

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I love my Green Tea. I DO take alot of it in Pill form. The one I get at Walmart called GREEN TEA Fat burner. I do NOT use if for FAT BURNING, as I have NEVER seen it do anything for me in that respect....but I DO believe in all the other properties !

COCOAMARIA

5/17/2010 4:20:47 PM

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Tazo green teas are the best

STEPHANIEKAY2

5/12/2010 2:26:15 PM

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I've got some in the cupboard right now. I was thinking of having it as an evening wind-down sort of thing (caffeine free, of course). Think I'll try it out tonight.

KAKIPOPUP

5/6/2010 6:30:26 PM

During the summer, I like to keep a pitcher of green tea in the fridge. I brew it by steeping tea bags in cold water (like sun tea without the sun) - saves energy if nothing else. It just takes longer than using hot water.

MIMI1009

5/4/2010 11:26:45 PM

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Trader Joe's makes green tea with pomegranate and blueberry. It is in the juice section and it has 0 calories. Delicious.

KASHIII

3/14/2010 7:14:01 AM

I have been trying to drink more tea, but I am not very successful. My daughter has a hot water dispenser and that helps her increase her tea consumption.

GOLDEELOCKS

2/12/2010 10:10:50 AM

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I LOVE any green tea. I drink at least 4-6 cups a day and I like to drink it during my dinner as well. Today its Lychee Pear Green Tea...yummy. I love the fact that since Im enjoying it so much its doing wonders for my insides ...thanks !!!

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