GREEN TEA AND WEIGHT LOSS

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    GREEN TEA AND WEIGHT LOSS
    GREEN TEA AND WEIGHT LOSS

    Updated on the 18th of February, 2021

    GREEN TEA 

    Green tea has been talked about, as one of the natural substances that help you lose weight. When going through any weight loss website, you would most likely find an article on green tea there. Apart from the weight loss attributes, green tea has also been praised for having other medical advantages.

    How exactly does green tea assist in weight loss?

    Firstly, i want to clear up some facts. Don’t start thinking that if you drink ten cups of green tea daily and eat all you want to eat, you would lose weight………………you would not.
    The amount of extra calories burnt by drinking green tea is not just enough to make you lose a considerable amount of weight in a short period.

    GREEN TEA AND WEIGHT LOSS
    GREEN TEA AND WEIGHT LOSS

    Green tea contains substances called catechin polyphenols. Green tea actually contains a very high amount of this substance. The catechin polyphenol helps the body increase its rate of fat oxidation, fat burning, thereby increasing your metabolism. One of the catechin phenols which is called EGCG increases the 24 hour energy utilised by the body, and the break down of fat. Therefore it is increasing the amount of fat burnt daily by your body.

    However how much extra calories are you burning? Researchers have said that drinking an extra 5 cups of green tea a day (and trust me, it doesn’t taste good. Drinking one cup is bad enough), could help you burn off approximately 90 extra calories.

    90 calories isn’t much, but for those who plan to take it over a long period, at least after forty days, they would have lost approximately 2 kilograms. I doubt if anyone could take up to 5 cups of green tea anyway.

    For me, i would advice still sticking to a good diet, and exercising!

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    18 COMMENTS

    1. i take at least 2-3 cups a day so does that mean i’ll lose 1kg a month? XD

      and i don’t know if it’s true, but some sources say that green tea is only effective during daytime. weird thought.

    2. What is (are) the implication(s) of using green tea with lipton tea and lime or lemon? Any much effect on weight loss than ordinary green tea?
      MM

    3. green tea helps weight loss, but true and effective weight loss is dependent on several factors such as eating right and exercising not on taking green tea alone. but the total health benefits of taking green tea is inestimable. drinking different teas is the secret of Chinese health and trust me not many teas have sweet taste. it is time to think of eating and living healthy not jus of loosing weight alone. thanks

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