Green Tea and Making Babies

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How can drinking green tea decrease fertility?

Tannic acids, an element found in green tea, have been shown to cause fertility problems and greater chances at miscarrying.

While not an "initial" fertility situation, rumor has it that EGCG,repparttar main disease-fighting antioxidant known as catechins in green tea that have been found to impederepparttar 141641 growth of tumors, might also effectrepparttar 141642 blood vessel growth of a developing embryo.

Another post-fertility issue related to an excessive intake of green tea involvesrepparttar 141643 increased rate of birth defects.

Past studies have concluded that coffee consumption increasesrepparttar 141644 risk of miscarriages and that caffeine intake enhancesrepparttar 141645 negative effects of alcohol intake on fertility. While not directly related to green tea, caffeine isrepparttar 141646 potential cause of such problems.

Should I or shouldn't I drink green tea for fertility issues?

The best advice that we can give you is something you've heard before. Check with your doctor first. Do your homework. Then and only then can you make a truly educated and well-informed decision about a very delicate issue. Whatever you decide, we wish yourepparttar 141647 best of luck in your quest for that new addition to your family. Cheers...

Vaughn Balchunas is a writer and publisher of health and self-growth articles. For more information about tea and health go to:

Gourmet Goodies!

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If you are looking for location specific gourmet gift baskets, you are in luck! many online retailers can ship their products almost anywhere. For some highly perishable items, such as seafood, shipping may be expensive or not possible at all. If you have any questions, make sure to contactrepparttar retailer.

While your friends or family may have expensive tastes, never fear. Gourmet gift baskets are available in a variety of price ranges, starting at under $20 and exceeding $200 atrepparttar 141594 other end ofrepparttar 141595 spectrum. Whatever your budget, you can find a gift to please evenrepparttar 141596 most sophisticated expectations.

A gourmet gift basket isrepparttar 141597 perfect choice for a friend or family member who appreciatesrepparttar 141598 finer things. They will appreciate your refined choice and your attention to detail. A gourmet gift basket is a great choice for birthdays, Christmas, anniversaries, and any other occasion, too.

Bob Bassett is the owner of Unique Gift Baskets Online which offers a wide selection of gift baskets for any occasion including baby gift baskets, food gift baskets, wine and corporate gift baskets.

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