A natural solution
Infertility or the delay in achieving a child, is an issue that worries many couples. In general, conventional methods are usually used to solve it, but there are natural foods that can be of great help. Green tea is one of them. Discover how you can help …
Tea is a beverage that over time has become popular and win a large number of admirers. You are one of them?
At first, it was its aroma and flavor that captivated people, but then they learned their properties and medicinal benefits that ended up convincing that tea was an ideal drink.
On the one hand, it has a wide variety of flavors and also, by drinking it, you are contributing many therapeutic elements to your organism to fight against different affections. Do you agree?
Undoubtedly, green tea is the variety of tea that more followers have collected in recent times. Especially since there has been a great scientific interest in discovering its potential healing properties.
One of the latest research conducted to confirm its therapeutic effects on health is related to the increase in fertility.
Studies have shown that women who drink two cups of green tea a day have a chance to double their chances of conceiving.
This is largely due to the powerful antioxidants found in the different varieties of tea from Camelia sinensis. The antioxidants present in tea are called polyphenols.
Polyphenols have the ability to work by protecting the body from various types of cellular damage, caused by free radicals and oxidative damage, which can lead to the development of a long list of diseases.
How green tea can help you increase fertility
A study conducted by the Kaiser Permanente Health Care Program in Oakland, California, revealed that the chances of conceiving are doubled for women who drink 2 cups of tea every day.
Its high content polyphenols and hypoxanthine, apparently, are responsible for a greater number of embryos had the conditions to be fertilized and increased maturation and fertility of oocytes.
Another conclusion reached by this study was that the healthy lifestyle of many tea drinkers, as well as the practice of regular exercise, the reduction of smoking and the consumption of fats, could also play a positive role in the fertility levels. And you, what do you think about it?
It was carried out at Stanford University, where a nutritional supplement containing green tea extract, chasteberry, folic acid, vitamins and minerals was consumed. This supplement showed promising results.
The study, published in the April 2004 issue of the Journal of Reproductive Medicine, showed that one third of the 15 women who took the supplement became pregnant after five months, while none of the 15 women who took a placebo achieved conceive.
But the study is too small to say for sure that this supplement improves fertility. And researchers are not able to claim that green tea extract is one of the potential elements to increase conception.
In fact, green tea contains caffeine and tannic acid, both of which have been linked to fertility problems and increased risks during pregnancy, when consumed in large quantities.
As always, the moderate consumption of tea, does not represent any damage to health. On the contrary, it can benefit you in the treatment of many conditions. Drink calmly between 2 and 4 cups a day of your favorite Organic Gunpowder Green Tea (Zhu Cha).