Is green tea healthy for liver?

Side effects of high doses of green tea extract include headache, dizziness and nausea.

We are always concern about healthy living and in order to keep away disease at bay. Recently, with the surge of corona when nobody get spared from the deadly viruses, it’s important to remain healthy and take care of the organs.


Now, many people consume green tea for healthy liver and reduce fat and its extract is found in many herbal and dietary supplements (HDS).


Green tea is used for fatty liver disease which has become a global health issue and with the kind of lifestyle that people are living, it is going to worsen. It increase the risk factors such as obesity and Type-2 diabetes, fatty liver disease is forecast to bother more than 100 million people by 2030 and there are currently no validated therapies for the disease.


Researcher who study on mice think the polyphenols in green tea interact with digestive enzymes secreted in the small intestine and partially inhibit the breakdown of carbohydrates, fat and protein in food. They found that the mice that consumed green tea extract and exercised had higher fecal lipid and protein levels.


Green tea extract and, more rarely, ingestion of large amounts of green tea have been matter of concern in cases of clinically apparent acute liver injury, including instances of acute liver failure and either need for urgent liver transplantation or death.


Side effects of high doses of green tea extract include headache, dizziness and nausea. The safety and tolerability of long term use of green tea extracts has not been well defined.


So, taking anything in large quantity is not good, one need to exercise, follow healthy lifestyle in order to keep organ well and along with that taking proper medical advice from registered practitioner is much needed.

 

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