Posts Tagged ‘Hyperthyroidism’

Some studies show, according to Health Benefits of Tea, an article siting the benefits of tea drinking, polyphenols have anti-cancer properties. Polyphenols may reduce the risk of gastric, esophageal and skin cancers if an individual drinks 4-6 cups per day. Tea may also reduce the risk of ovarian cancer by only drinking 2 cups per day.

According to another article, which offers an array of health benefits, polyphenols, flavonoids and catechins take on “free radicals” in our bodies.

The Daily Mind’s article states that tea can:

  • boost your brain-helping with concentration and focus
  • fight illness
  • beat stress

But also according to The Daily Mind article tea can also have an adverse affects on health.

  • sleep problems
  • kidney disease

According to Problems wih Green Tea, a health article, some tea contains large amounts of fluoride and pesticides and may cause:

  • hyperthyroidism
  • breast cancer
  • stomach cancer
  • arthritis

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