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These are some of the many benefits but the reality is one cup of tea a day will not give you all the abundant gains. The jury is out on how many cups are necessary; some say as little as two cups a day while others five cups. If you are thinking of going down this route, you may want to consider taking a green tea supplement instead (it would keep you out of the bathroom).
Potential risks of drinking green tea
There is caffeine in green tea. If you are sensitive to caffeine, then one cup a day should be your limit. Here’s a way to help you reduce a bit of caffein in it:
How To Enjoy Green Tea By Reducing Caffeine In It
Green tea also contains tannins (which can decrease the absorption of iron and folic acid). If you are pregnant or trying to conceive, then green tea may not be ideal for you.