A steaming cup of tea is something which is perfect for soothing a sore throat or warming up a chilly winter’s night or even while binge watching your favorite tv series, for me it is always and always will be Friends.
Tea is something which has been there for more than 5000 years ago and has its origin in China. Though there are certain herbal teas which not only satisfy your palate but also help you shed those extra pounds. Each of these tea is packed with vitamins, minerals, and lots of antioxidants that go from dimming your hunger hormone to upping your calorie count to lowering your heart diseases and diabetes.
9 Teas that result in a slimmer you are :
It can be best defined as a Metabolism Booster for the body. A recent study shows that people who combined 4-5 cups of tea with their 25-minute workout session lost 2 pounds more than the non-drinkers. Such is done by a compound known as CATECHINS which aids in releasing fat cells and triggers the liver’s capacity to turn that fat into energy.
It is a traditional Chinese tea and the name stands for black dragon. It too speeds up the metabolism process in the body but it is believed to have a stronger effect than the green tea. Regularly sipped oolong tea can result in your body losing six pounds over the course of six weeks.
Think of it as a Spanx in a cup. It is a clear tea with a fruity taste. Naturally dried in sunlight and also it is less processed so the flavour is lighter than the green or black tea. It can be also called as a fat blocker as it can simultaneously break down fat and block formation of other fat cells.
Made from peppermint leaves its fresh aroma makes it an excellent choice in either hot or cold weather and is a naturally low-calorie drink. Besides trimming your overall calorie consumption and helping you meet your weight loss goals it also helps in fighting stress and leads to a more restful sleep.
Cranks up the calorie burn by 10%, Lycium barbarum, a plant from which they are harvested is a traditional Asian medicinal therapy for diabetes but it also boost a slimming effect.
This naturally sweet Rooibos tea is made from Rooibos bush which is powerful fat melter. It contains special flavonoids called Aspalathin which reduces stress hormones that trigger hunger and fat storage and are linked to hypertension, cardiovascular disease and type-2 diabetes. Sip this brew to help burn that stubborn bit chub clinging to your middle.
It is a popular herb known to reduce stress hormones that can wreak havoc on your waistline. The root extract of the plant improves an individual’s resistance towards stress and when it comes to weight loss, stress is not your friend.
These blue-black many-seeded berries contain a high dose of powerful antioxidants. When taken this herbal tea stabilizes blood sugar level and reduces cravings for fatty and sugary foods.
You probably know hibiscus flowers for their beauty but this vibrantly colored tea also have the high content of flavonoids that help you manage weight by boosting your metabolism.
So go ahead and sip on these tempting brews and treat your taste buds not only to good taste but also abundance of health benefits and get rid of that stubborn belly fat that has been bothering you for a long time and achieve your overall weight loss goals.