Reasons you shouldn't drink green tea on an empty stomach

  • Are you drinking green tea on an empty stomach every day? Here are a few reasons why you need to stop doing that immediately.
Published on Jun 23, 2022 02:15 PM IST
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Green tea is known for its amazing health benefits. This medical herb is consumed all over the world since it is considered to be one of the safest and healthiest beverages of all time. However, there are a few negative effects of green tea on the body. Many people drink green tea on an empty stomach in the morning thinking it does wonders to the body while it does the opposite. Here are a few reasons you need to keep in mind before making this a ritual.(Unsplash)
Published on Jun 23, 2022 02:15 PM IST

Green tea is known for its amazing health benefits. This medical herb is consumed all over the world since it is considered to be one of the safest and healthiest beverages of all time. However, there are a few negative effects of green tea on the body. Many people drink green tea on an empty stomach in the morning thinking it does wonders to the body while it does the opposite. Here are a few reasons you need to keep in mind before making this a ritual.(Unsplash)

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Irregular Heartbeat and Blood Pressure: Studies suggest that green tea may cause irregular heartbeat. Though there are not many studies to back the claim but it is still suggested to avoid green tea if you suffer from any heart diseases.(Unsplash)
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Irregular Heartbeat and Blood Pressure: Studies suggest that green tea may cause irregular heartbeat. Though there are not many studies to back the claim but it is still suggested to avoid green tea if you suffer from any heart diseases.(Unsplash)

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Dizziness and Convulsions: The caffeine can decreases blood flow to the brain and central nervous system which can lead to dizziness or feeling lightheaded.(Unsplash)
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Dizziness and Convulsions: The caffeine can decreases blood flow to the brain and central nervous system which can lead to dizziness or feeling lightheaded.(Unsplash)

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Anxiety and sleep problems: Green tea has a certain amount of caffeine in it which may affect your sleep cycle. If you are someone who suffers from anxiety then you should avoid the intake of green tea on an empty stomach.(Unsplash)
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Anxiety and sleep problems: Green tea has a certain amount of caffeine in it which may affect your sleep cycle. If you are someone who suffers from anxiety then you should avoid the intake of green tea on an empty stomach.(Unsplash)

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Stomach acidity: Green tea contains a compound called tannins that can increase acidity in the stomach and cause pain, constipation and nausea.(Unsplash)
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Stomach acidity: Green tea contains a compound called tannins that can increase acidity in the stomach and cause pain, constipation and nausea.(Unsplash)

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Diminished iron absorption in people suffering from anaemia: Catechins in green tea can lower our body’s ability to absorb iron naturally especially if you drink it on an empty stomach.(Unsplash)
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Diminished iron absorption in people suffering from anaemia: Catechins in green tea can lower our body’s ability to absorb iron naturally especially if you drink it on an empty stomach.(Unsplash)

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