We love our teas. Right? Most of us are addicted to teas and especially in winters, this addiction takes another level. What if we could lose some of that excess belly fat while sipping on our favourite beverage? In today’s post, let’s find out about some teas that can help you achieve that!
1. Oolong tea
This is a traditional Chinese drink with high amount of antioxidants. This tea helps rev up your metabolism, aids in digestion and also helps in improving the body’s ability to metabolise fat. And here’s a quick fact about oolong tea: this tea can help you lose one pound a week if you sip it regularly!
2. Peppermint tea
This strong-smelling tea helps to control what you eat by controlling appetite and suppressing cravings. If you have a sweet tooth, then this is the tea for you as it will help to curb all your sweet cravings. Apart from all of these things, peppermint tea supports digestion and also allows for healthy bowel movements.
3. Rose tea:
Rose tea is made by mixing fresh roses and the bud of the tea. This tea is really therapeutic and one of the oldest flavours that we get in teas. Rose tea is not just good for your skin; it also helps to detoxify the body and prevent constipation. Rose tea contains vitamins A, B3, C, D and E which help to remove toxins from the body and aid in weight loss.
4. Hibiscus tea:
Hibiscus flowers contain high concentrations of flavonoids, nutrients and a cocktail of minerals. Hibiscus tea contains an enzyme inhibitor called phaseolamin that reduces the production of amylase which means fewer carbohydrates will be digested and absorbed into your blood stream and this help accelerate the weight loss process.
This is the best drink if you want to lose weight and want to have tea too as this is a zero-calorie drink which suppresses your appetite and also provides effective supplement to other weight loss methods.
6. White tea:
White tea is made from the youngest tea leaves and buds; this tea stops the generation of new fat cells and at the same time stimulates the burning of fat. This tea also works better than green tea in terms of fighting against germs.
7. Turmeric tea:
Turmeric is considered a good weight loss booster because it increases bile production which in turn helps to boost metabolism and to emulsify fat. This tea which you can adding 1/4 tsp turmeric powder with 2 black pepper corns, 1/4 tsp ginger powder in 2 cups of water also has thermogenic properties which increases the basal metabolic rate, and that means more calories get burnt. You can also add 1 tsp of honey to make this tea sweet.
8. Green tea:
If there’s one thing you should pick immediately or right after the moment you think about losing weight – it’s green tea! Green tea is the most popular beverage among fitness enthusiasts and its effects with regards to weight loss and on overall health unanimously hailed by health experts. The metabolism boosting properties of green tea helps to reach out for fat reserves in the body to burn as energy, thus aiding weight loss. Compounds in green tea increase levels of hormones that tell fat cells to break down fat. This releases fat into the bloodstream and makes it available as energy. One study has shown that people consuming green tea can burn up to 100 more calories in a day than people who do not consume it at all, this is because green tea is rich in antioxidants which speed up up body’s metabolism and thus help in burning more calories.
9. Ginger tea:
Combined with apple, ginger tea is believed to be very effective in boosting weight loss. Ginger has antioxidants and helps to regularize blood sugar levels. To make this ginger-apple tea, take one whole apple, small piece of ginger, 2 cups of water. Add pieces of apple and grated ginger to 2 cups of water and boil it for 15 minutes. Once the tea cools down, add 1 tsp of honey and consume it every morning.
10. Puerh tea:
This tea is thought to boost weight loss by lowering cholesterol levels, regulate blood sugar, and increase metabolism.