5 MYTHS about Green Tea

Tea, in every form, is undoubtedly a healthy beverage. Particularly, Green tea, has kept a blend of health admirers in its toes for many years. Well, it is not only one whereas it is also not a medicine. It is a tea along with a bit different personality, and we can also say that it is the tea along with the highest demands at international level. Green tea is absolutely a healthy drink to have, however the question arises here is that how much publicity it actually deserves? According to me green tea deserves much better as compared to advertise; though, a reality check gave it much worth that I suppose.

However, before we start our discussion, there are some points that we actually needs to understand about experiments about the health benefits of green tea (or any other tea for health benefit).

Mostly the experiments are done on animals.

Usually these experiments are done along with green tea extracts.

Through this informative article you will come to know about five major facts about green tea, by apprehending some myths that are related to it.

1. Makes man slimmer

If one is overweight and wants to lose weight then Green tea is best for him and there is also no comparison of it.  Actually green tea is a part of a healthy lifestyle, but not a replacement for it. Catechins is a sort of anti-oxidant component that are available the green tea, are mainly known as the reason for causing a lessening in body weight. Moreover the catechins are recognized to stimulate the advantages of health; though it is quite difficult to say if catechins will have the similar effect on diverse personalities.

Furthermore, according to many other articles published online, the green tea doesn’t certify you for the rapid loss in weight. Do not reply just on green tea if you have to slim out in some weeks. Green tea assists in controlling the metabolism in our body and it also burns unhealthy cholesterols. The regularity in drinking green tea, together with healthy lifestyle over a few years might display clear verdicts.

2. Protects you from cancers

There are large numbers of scientists who are working to find out the effects of green tea in lessening the chances of cancer. However, the final verdicts of all those experiments have not been quite strong to come to any decision about the reticence cancer with the use of green tea in human body. National Cancer Institute does not authorize the set of health benefits of green tea associated with cancer that we read on daily basis.

3. Helps in keeping up your oral hygiene

No doubt that green tea has an antimicrobial function which kills large number of bacteria’s inside our mouth. It is not only good for your teeth’s and gums but it also assist in stopping unpleasant breath. Though, it's not the end because these effects of green tea might not be shown when we only drink it. We are also required to use Green tea as a mouth wash to watch out these effects.

4. Makes your skin glow

Green tea that is actually a healthy source of antioxidants also assists in reducing the number of free fanatics in our body. Much drinking of green tea might make your skin grow a bit less old as compared to that you still do. However, the mixture of green tea works better if we apply them directly on our skin, not only by drinking lots of green tea.

5. Has no side-effects

Earlier we have not much discussed regarding the bad effects of green tea so it actually does not mean that there are not any bad effects of it. Green tea is normally safe when it consumed in a limited amount. However, the consumption of green tea in high quantities for example more than ten cups every day may have bad effects on health:

Excess of green tea may cause stomach problems (like diarrhoea & constipation)

Excess of green tea may cause Liver diseases

Excess of green tea may also lessen the amount of iron absorption through the body

We hope that this article may assist you in getting over with few major misconceptions about the health benefits of green tea. We are mentioning here only to reconfirm that, green tea is undoubtedly one of the healthiest drinks one can think of. However, it is baseless to drink it only for the benefits of health. In meeting with these interests we almost not pay any attention to the uniqueness of the drink. Its different taste and also its odor set it away from all other teas. However, at the end of the day, it is a tea that we should have only because we like to have it. All health benefits come just as compliments.

Top Contributors

Mehran Ali

University Of Management And Technology Umt Lahore

249 Articles


171 Articles


79 Articles

M Abid Ayub

Punjab University PU Lahore

57 Articles

Jawairia Chaudary

Punjab University College Of Information Technology Lahore

56 Articles


Allama Iqbal Open University (Aiou) Islamabad

55 Articles


Share your comments questions here
Sort By:

Sign in

to continue to ilmkidunya.com


Free Admission Advice

Fill the form. Our admission consultants will call you with admission options.

Most Popular Articles

Role of media in Pakistan
  • Date: 12/May/2012
  • Category: Education
14 August , Independence Day of Pakistan
  • Date: 13/Aug/2014
  • Category: Education
Best and Correct Key Book Math’s Class 9 (PTB)
  • Date: 17/Feb/2016
  • Category: Education
Students' problems in Pakistan
  • Date: 15/May/2012
  • Category: Education
The Great Blessings of the Holy Month of Ramadan
  • Date: 10/Jul/2012
  • Category: Education
Punjab Education Ministry Announces The Matric And Inter Final Result Schedules For All Boards Of Education
  • Date: 23/Sep/2021
  • Category: Education
Allama Iqbal and Ideology of Pakistan
  • Date: 02/Nov/2015
  • Category: Education
Major Problems Facing Pakistan Today
  • Date: 28/Oct/2014
  • Category: Education

Sign in

to continue to ilmkidunya.com


Sign in

to continue to ilmkidunya.com


Forgot Password

to continue to ilmkidunya.com


Register Type

Please Provide following information to Register

  • Student
  • Tutor
  • Consultant
  • Employer