Green Tea & Your Thyroid: Are the T4 & T3 Reducing Effects of 250mg (HED) Green Tea Catechins Reason For Concern?
Is there a devilish thyroid hormone eating dragon hiding out in your beloved green tea? There is hardly a day without great, yet mostly only promising, and rarely really relevant news about green tea. With it's anti-cancer, anti-diabetes, anti-everything-that-ails our society effects it bids fair to be the elixir of life. This life, and this is the result of a recently published study, SuppVersity reader Paolo had brought to my attention a couple of days ago, could however end up being one with slightly or even profoundly compromised thyroid function. Now, before you freak out because you have been drinking green tea for the past couple of years, do me a favor, mind the conditional in the previous sentence and read the rest of today's Easterly SuppVersity article, which is not an early April fool hoax. "You must be kiddin' green tea helps weight loss, so how can it reduce thyroid function?" It may sound hilarious that something that is touted as a fat bu