With fast foods dominating every corner in town, losing weight will never be easy. Also, a lot of people don’t like the idea of changing their diet and lifestyle. Due to this kind of trend, many are now gaining weight and becoming obese, which is why most of these people’s new year resolution is to lose some of it. However, cutting down your calorie intake is not enough, the good news is that there are other ways to lose weight instead of relying on calorie restriction alone. Drinking teas, for example, will not only help your body to slim down but also provides your body with beneficial nutrients. Below are the five teas that when taken regularly, with proper meal preparation and regular exercise, will amazingly lead to a very positive weight loss results.
If one is serious in slimming down by regularly going into the gym, then the Green tea is your perfect partner. It is famously known for increasing one’s metabolism and raises the level of antioxidants in the body that help in weight loss. This is because the green tea contains large amounts of ‘polyphenols’ and ‘catechin’ that helps reduce the formation of free radicals. The green tea also contains caffeine that improves physical performance by effectively mobilizing fatty acids from the fat tissues and make them ready for use as energy.
One can drink mint tea either hot or cold and still gives a refreshing feeling. It is said that one should take a cup of mint tea before a meal because it is known for its ability to suppress appetite making it useful for people who are on a weight loss journey since it can effectively help them to control their food intake.
The Oolong tea is often mistaken for black and green tea; however, Oolong tea is far more different from the two. Comes from the rocky mountainous regions of China and Taiwan, this tea is famous due to its fat burning characteristics. When taken regularly, it significantly increases one’s metabolism and fat absorption in the body, thanks to its compound found in the tea leaves called ‘polyphenols.’
This ‘red tea’ or ‘red bush tea’ is made from the leaves of the rooibos bush which is very popular in South Africa as a delicious and healthy beverage. It comes with a very powerful ingredient called Aspalathin that is very beneficial to your stomach. It also benefits your heart since it lowers cholesterol levels and triglycerides significantly when taken regularly.
Matcha tea is now becoming famous around the globe due to its many health benefits. It is even more potent than any teas mentioned above. It comes with a strong armory of amino acids, antioxidants, minerals, and vitamins that aids one’s body to detoxify naturally and efficiently. Matcha tea can effectively boost or speed up one’s metabolic rate. It is also rich in catechins that help increase the body’s thermogenesis making you more proactive.