Does green tea contain caffeine?

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Does green tea contain caffeine? Let's find out everything there is to know about green tea, and how much caffeine is in a cup.

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Does green tea contain caffeine? Let's find out everything there is to know about green tea, and how much caffeine is in a cup.





Il green tea it is one of the healthiest drinks, both for heart health and for promoting weight loss. But one of the most frequently asked questions about this drink is: does green tea contain caffeine?

Let's start by saying that the largest producer of green tea is there China; only later did the production spread widely to other countries as well. 

There is no single variety, but there are different types depending on the content of leaves; in fact, the same tea is made from the leaves and buds of Camellia sinensis, which are found mainly in East Asia.

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Does green tea contain caffeine?

The answer is yes, there is a little bit of caffeine in green tea, although there is much less of it than other common drinks, such as Coca Cola which can contain up to 40 mg of caffeine.

A single cup of green tea probably contains between 30 and 50 mg of caffeine; while the tender can contain up to 110 mg of caffeine, and a cup of instant coffee can contain up to 170 mg.

According to experts, those who are intolerant to caffeine should avoid taking more than 200 mg, so that the one in green tea should have no side effects. (Read also: The signals your body sends you to tell you that you are consuming too much caffeine)

Caffeine

La caffeine it is a substance that is naturally present in the seeds, fruits and leaves of more than 60 plants. Specifically, it is a substance that stimulates the central nervous system, counteracting the symptoms and signs of fatigue.



Moderate caffeine consumption has positive health effects, but excessive consumption can cause several side effects such as rapid heartbeat, sleep disturbances and restlessness.


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