Is it actually true?
Before jumping to the conclusion, let me give you an insight about green tea.
Green tea contains caffeine. Studies have shown that caffeine can help you lose weight. It also contains Catechins. The amount of Catechins is found more in green tea than any other tea. Catechins are strong antioxidants. EGCG is the most abundant catechin in teas. This oxidant, ECGC, can help boost the fat burning hormones. As a result, it breaks down the fat cell and moves it into the blood stream much quicker. Green tea will boost your metabolism for sure.
Quick recap: Green tea contains antioxidants which boost your metabolism process.
According to the studies, green tea can also boost fat burning process during exercises. If you are up to doing some exercises, make sure you drink some green tea before moving. It also depends on the amount of green tea you intake. The more green tea you drink, the more work the antioxidants will do.
How much green tea to drink?
Maybe, 3 cups a day to work on your belly. However, you might see some side effects if you drink more than 5 cups. Try to listen to your body and then take action.
Did you know that the green tea also strengthens your bone?
With that being said, green tea has proven to be beneficial for you health in many different areas.
- It actually can make you smarter.
- It can lower your risk of cancer according to studies.
- Lower your risk of type II diabetes.
- Reduces Cholesterol.
- Reduce the risk of high blood pressure.
- 5% lower risk of death from cardiovascular disease according to Wikipedia.
Add a cup of green tea in your diet plan. The benefits of green tea are tons so what are you waiting for? Go to the nearest store and buy some for yourself. Also, don’t make a quick change to your diet plan and completely rely on Green Tea. Stick with fruits, vegetables, soups and of course green tea.
Note: The research on weight loss due to green tea is still on going and there is no exact conclusion.