Tea is one of the most enjoyable drinks to have when you are feeling under the weather. As shared by many experts and studies, tea contains a multitude of benefits, from antioxidants, boosting disease immunity, different teas can help you in you in many ways. It can even help you in weight loss.
Here are the 7 different types teas that can help you with weight loss:
Rose tea is one of the oldest known teas which is used to overcome various kinds of diseases. The mixture of petals and fresh rose buds has a detoxifying ability which greatly helps overcome the problem of obesity. You can drink this tea when you are in need of a hunger suppressant as well. In addition, its abundance in vitamins A, B3, C, D, and E will help you beautify the skin and fight off infections.
Studies has revealed that the content of catechins in green tea can stimulate the sympathetic nervous system to increase energy expenditure and burning of fat. Caffeine contained in the tea can also improve physical performance by mobilizing fatty acids and making it available to be used as energy. Therefore, those drinking green tea can lose weight more easily.
Other than exercise and eating right, not getting enough rest can negatively affect your metabolism. Flavonoid content in chamomile triggers relaxation for the body, which can improve sleep quality. For that reason, drinking this tea before bedtime will lower your anxiety levels and help with your sleep process.
Puerh tea or Black Tea
Pu Erh tea is named after the Pu’er town at Yunnan province, China. Different from other teas, it particularly requires a fermentation process before being drunk. Its color also earned it the name ‘black tea’. Scientists have found that Pu Erh tea has lipid-lowering properties, which helps reduce weight in patients with metabolic syndrome. Polyphenols found in black tea also improves gut health as it promotes growth of good bacteria and inhibits growth bad bacteria.
High amount of catechins in white tea increases metabolism and encourage loss of belly fat and weight. It is one of the least processed teas, which makes it have more polyphenols for antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal properties. The combination of catechins and caffeine, which can improve your mood and energy levels, will work together for a weight loss effect.
Alternatively, you can try drinking dandelion tea. Consume the dandelion tea before meals, as it breaks down fat and cholesterol in the body. Other than that, your health will improve by drinking this tea. Dandelion tea is known to improve digestion by improving liver and gallbladder functions. Drink dandelion tea if you are looking to reduce occasional food binges.
Peppermint tea has been known for helping the digestive system. Those in a diet will enjoy drinking this tea as it suppresses your appetite, making you eat less in the process. If you have trouble sleeping, peppermint tea’s calming aroma and soothing taste has been proven to reduce anxiety and fatigue levels by about 20%-25%.
Unlike diet food which may not taste good, teas are a wonderful drink because it tastes good and helps you with weight loss. Not only that, some teas can even improve your immunity, prevent aging and reduce the chances of disease. Even if you decide to drink it before, after or in between meals, teas can help your path to weight loss in a much more painless way.
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