Detoxing with green tea is a great idea, but you have to do it right or it could start working against you. Here are some tips for drinking green tea each day, as well as three delicious recipes that use green tea as a base to build from.
We’ve all heard at some point about the detox powers of green tea. This Asian elixir in all its forms, from tea bags to sencha and matcha powder, is an antioxidant powerhouse, stimulating the natural detox function of your body’s cells.
I always advise everyone to check the information they find on health sites, and the idea of drinking lots of green tea is one of them. The tannins in green tea increase the acid production in the stomach. So while it is true that green tea is a powerful detox ally, in order to maintain a healthy digestive system you should restrict its consumption to one or two cups per day.