Love for green tea is one of the causes of infertility, say scientists

Well-known beneficial properties of fresh and organic green tea. Its leaves contain antioxidants and energizing nutrients. Scientists say he has anti-cancer properties. As it turned out, not everything is so positive with this drink. In some cases green tea can cause infertility.

A group of researchers from the University of California does not recommend the use of biological additives with high concentrations of green tea extract. Polyphenols drink them slow down the development of embryos and reduce the fertility of living beings. According to the experiment, 10 milligrams of green tea laboratory flies are less fecund. Similar effect is expected in humans.

Green tea damage the only females in flies-males the extract of the drink exerted no influence. Scientists suggest that green tea extract leads to programmed death of healthy cells, still capable of working.

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