You’ve probably had tea at some point in your life; whether it was a cup of black tea with cream at breakfast, or green tea with an Asian-inspired meal. Tea has been renowned for thousands of years around the world as an incredibly healthy drink. Most teas provide some level of caffeine, and are often loaded with healthy nutrients and antioxidants. However, perhaps one of the biggest health benefits found from tea is its weight loss properties. Here are four types of tea that are great for promoting weight loss and fat burn. Each of these teas contain a high level of antioxidants and other important minerals that work to promote weight loss in the body in a completely safe and natural manner.
Brew a cup of one of these every day for a noticeably healthier and slimmer lifestyle.
White tea is one of the lesser-known teas, yet it is one of the absolute healthiest. White tea actually works with your body to block new fat cells from forming, while promoting the body’s process of breaking down stored fat, known as lipolysis. As for the antioxidants teas are known to be rich in? White tea is loaded with catechins, which trigger the release of fat cells while encouraging the liver to convert fat into energy.
You may never have heard of Pu-erh tea, but it’s incredibly good for you. This Chinese tea is fermented in a similar manner as cheese is, which gives it a bold, loamy flavor. This tea actually works to lower the levels of body fat in thebloodstream, so drink up!
Oolong tea is similar to white tea in taste and health benefits. Like white tea, Oolong tea is loaded with healthy antioxidants that work to boost your metabolism while balancing the levels of cholesterol in your body. Furthermore, oolong tea works to aid in your digestive process, making fat burn that much easier for your body. The catechins found in Oolong tea improve your body’s ability to metabolize fat.
This tea is red in color, and is native to the bushes of South Africa. Rooibos (pronounced ROY-bos) tea inhibits the formation of new fat cells, a process known as adipogenesis, by as much as 22 percent, due to its extremely high count of polyphenols and flavonoids in the plant. Rooibos tea also aids in boosting the metabolism’s process of burning fat stored in your body.
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