Doctor's Note

More on tea’s healthful properties:
Antimutagenic Activity of Green Versus White Tea
Better Than Green Tea?
Is Caffeinated Tea Dehydrating?
Childhood Tea Drinking May Increase Fluorosis Risk

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  • Michael Greger M.D.

    Please feel free to post any ask-the-doctor type questions here in the comments section and I’d be happy to try to answer them. And check out the other videos on beverages. Also, there are 1,449 other subjects covered in the rest of my videos–please feel free to explore them as well!

  • Dennis

    Hi Dr. Greger,
       Have there been any studies showing the health consequences of drinking decaf tea vs regular tea?  Thanks for your time and keep up the enlightening work!

  • WholeFoodChomper

    What about roasted grain beverages (like Teechino, Inka, and Genmaicha)? Do these coffee alternatives offer any health benefits or risks?

    Inka lists two ingredients: roasted barley and rye. Teechino French Roast consists of: organic carob, organic barley, organic chicory, organic ramon nuts, and natural coffee flavor (whatever that is). Genmaicha is green tea with roasted brown rice.

    Do you think acrylamide found in dark-colored baked, roasted and fried high-carbohydrate foods (like coffee, bbq meats, roasted nuts, and these roasted grain beverages) is something to be concerned about?

  • Elizabeth Brown

    I heard recently on one of your posts that high acid foods such as meat do not cause bones to erode. I think the word used was dissolve. I’ve been reading for a few years now that meat and dairy products deplete the bones of calcium so as to neutralize the acid content of these food. So could you give a clarification of the effect that animal products have on our bones

  • LowFrequencyFilms

    Michael Greger, what do you think of EGCG Green Tea Extract, is it harmful?

  • JunkFoodVegan

    Why Tea is better than coffee ?