Many health benefits provides drinking tea . Next to water, tea is the most imbibed beverage in the world. Certain herbal teas target specific physiological or neurological systems. If you’re specifically looking to slim down, these six teas will prove the most effective results.
Herbal teas can be enjoyed either cold and hot and you can add your favorite spice or flower to enhance flavor.
Whichever your fancy, these “miracle” teas will help you lose weight and feel great. Enjoy!
Green tea tops my list of the best teas for dropping pounds. Loaded with epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) and polyphenols , both very powerful antioxidants, this tea will quickly block the absorption of carbohydrates and burn fat and. With caffeine as it’s active ingredient this fast-acting tea will stimulate your mind and body.
The weight loss benefits are maximized when tea is enjoyed hot , according to Healthy Women. The same advantage will give you taking a green tea extract. On its own, green tea is quite tasty but I like to enjoy mine with a touch of lemon.
Oolong is full of EGCGs that increase fat oxidation. This tea reduces abdominal fat , helps regulate blood sugar to lower cravings,and will aid in keeping off the weight once it’s gone by blocking fat building enzymes. Oolong tea can also fight acne and strengthen teeth.
Some think it has a bit of a bitter taste so blend in a little raw, organic honey and boiled rose water for a delicious, fat-burning delight.
My personal, early-morning favorite. Even though, Livestrong.com once noted how drinking peppermint tea won’t make you “magically shed pounds,” it will however get you moving. Make with dried or either fresh leaves, this tea will motive you into motion- essentially helping you to burn more calories. Peppermint tea will aid in digestion and promote healthy bowel movements with only 2 calories per an 8 ounce serving. Plus, it’s yummy natural flavor will leave a nice minty aftertaste.
Ginger is a natural appetite suppressant. By tricking your body into feeling satiated you’ll be less inclined to overeating and snacking . Ginger also helps with bloating, inflammation, digestion, nausea and motion sickness. The Chinese for thousands of years have used ginger as medicine to ward off common colds and the flu. Many dietitians will recommend not only drinking ginger tea, but blending fresh ginger into your favorite juices. Want a flat tummy? Drink ginger daily.
It’s been proven that some weight gain is directly correlated with stress. This South African, low calorie tea is rich in aspalathin, which promotes healthy sleep and hinders stress . This naturally sweet tea is also caffeine free and packed with antioxidants that help fend off free radicals from attacking your DNA-ultimately weakening your cells. Rooibos tea helps targets inflammation and soothe upset stomachs .
Dr. Oz recently did a segment showcasing Rooibos tea and he suggested that by swapping one cup of coffee with one cup of Rooibos tea you can lose up to 7.5 pounds a year. Compared to four cups of coffee a day, per month, to only a two- pound annual loss.
Chamomile not only acts as a diuretic and wards off stress , it also helps you sleep, and sleep is pivotal to losing weight. While you are sleeping, your body is producing serotonin, a hormone that thwarts cravings and suppresses your appetite . Chamomile is also known for having high detoxifying qualities; ridding your body of toxins. It can also treat eczema, reduce anxiety, and burns.
Chamomile can be enjoyed hot or cold.
As with anything you put in your body, make sure the tea you drink is pesticide free and organic. There are plenty of tea brands out there that contain deadly amounts of toxins. Check out this article to learn more!
Give one of these teas a try! You will be happy you did!
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