I drink a gallon of UNSWEATENED/DECAFFEINATED Iced Tea every day. Will it hurt me? Is it healthy?!

Question: I drink a gallon of UNSWEATENED/DECAFFEINATED Iced Tea every day!. Will it hurt me!? Is it healthy!?
Lots of tea was listed by my uncle's doctor as to one of the reasons for his kidney stones along with milk!.



"You should limit your coffee, tea, or cola to one or two cups a day!."

I live in the Usa, but I was in Japan for a few months on my exchange program for grade 10 last year!. I drank on average 2L of tea a day (unsweetened, no decaffeinated) Tea is very healthy, but only if you were stranded out in the desert doing intense exercise would you need a gallon of fluid a day!. Lower your amount to at most 2L a day!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

A gallon of ANY fluids is a lot! You're in danger of putting your electrolytes out of whack, which can cause a whole host of problems!. Your blood has to have a specifc amount of sodium, potassium, etc in it to help the body function at it's optimum level!. Your essentially flushing all of this out of your system with so much fluid!. 64 ounces of water/clear fluids a day is the absolute max!.!.!.and the jury's still out on even THAT much nowadays!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

sounds like you will just be going to the potty a lot and thats good!. i think its healthy not to use decaffeinated products , they say there is more chemicals in that than regular and green tea would be better for you !. they say if you drink a lot of green tea you won't get cancer!.
and there are a lot worst things you could do !. like me jack n coke every day makes my eyes red and bags so i am going to give the green tea thing a try!.!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Doesn't sound like a problem to me!.
Tea is mostly water, and a lot of tea leaves are full of anti-oxidants which are good for you!
You're keeping yourself hydrated, which is good! And staying away from the sweets which is even better
I dont think it will hurt you at all, in fact I think it's great!Www@FoodAQ@Com

Gallonn is alot!. I mean you need some juice and milk there!. The big thing is the tea on your teeth!. I use the baking soda tooth paste or use it straight from the box making a paste because it would stain your teeth!. There is minimal caffeine from a whole gallon of decaffeinatedWww@FoodAQ@Com

I hope the unsweetened type is nice!!! But a gallon!?!?!? I heard just one cup of tea a day is good for health- fights cancer and detoxes the system!.!.!. But a gallon!?!?!? Hopefully the benefits are doubled!! I don't think it'll hurt you as the other answerers have mentioned!.!.!. Www@FoodAQ@Com

Tea itself is pretty harmless - especially the way you drink it!.

But what I would worry about is your SUGAR intake!.

Excessive consumption of sugar has been associated with increased incidences of type 2 diabetes, obesity and tooth decay!.


tea contains antioxidants its good but you might wanna consider having antioxidants and other minerals and vitamins added, check out


It shouldn't do anything harmful to you!. Other than antioxidants from black tea, it doesn't really have any health benefits either thoughWww@FoodAQ@Com

its not going to hurt you at all i drink alot of tea sweet or unsweet its better for you then soda

Doesn't sound bad to me!. Do you feel bad!?Www@FoodAQ@Com

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