I drink 3-5 cups of green tea everyday.[/quote]
I used to drink that, now I’m down to like 1-2 cups a day. I mix it with ginger tea and have it after meals for digestion.
Bad for body building? The hobby/sport requires you to CONSUME a vast amount of food and do extreme things, so you can be assured your body produces more nasty by products as a result of having to process so much. You might as well mitigate the harmful, cumulative effects of those by products by adopting healthy habits like drinking green tea.
If I’m ever around people who are smoking, I will drink green tea afterwards.
Green tea can lower blood pressure, burns fat, and has multiple protective factors against multiple cancers due to its anti-oxidant content. Also, most people do not know that eating any food with black pepper and drinking green tea at the same time increases the ECGC content 8 times more than drinking green tea by itself. Check out the web site whfoods.com and go to green tea, it will tell you all the benefits.