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The best teas for burning fat and losing weight

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If you want to burn more fat and lose weight, the following teas will help you to do so. They have their own individual properties which will reduce your hunger hormones or help you burn more calories. They also provide some health benefits like reducing the risk of heart disease and diabetes.

Green tea

Green tea is good for you when you are trying to burn more fat and lose weight because it will unlock your fat cells. Before a workout you can sip a cup of green tea to increase the fat blasting effects. A scientific study done for 12 weeks found that participants who consume 4 to 5 cups of green tea every day along with a 25 minute exercise session, lost an average of two more pounds of body weight in comparison to non-tea drinking exercising participants. Green tea has a compound known as catechins which will help you to blast adipose tissue by triggering the release of fat from fat cells. It is more applicable to your belly fat. It increases your liver's capacity to turn the fat released into energy.

Oolong tea

Oolong tea is useful for you when you're trying to burn more fat and lose weight. Oolong in Chinese means Black Dragon. It is a light, floral tea which contains high levels of catechins. It will boost your body's metabolism which will burn more fat present in your body and thereby help you to lose more weight. Studies found that if you sip oolong tea for six weeks, you will be able to lose 6 pounds during this time. This is a very important tea which will help you to melt the fat present in your body.

White tea

White tea is beneficial for you in fat loss and weight loss because it prevents new fat cells from forming. White tea is dried naturally and mostly in sunlight. As a result of that it is the least processed and richest source of antioxidants among all the teas. It can have about three times as many polyphenols as green tea. It is beneficial for you because it can boost lipolysis or breakdown of fat and block adipogenesis or formation of fat cells. It contains high levels of ingredients which work on the human fat cells and breakdown fat from the body.

Mint tea

Mint tea will help you to reduce your cravings. Some of the scents can trigger hunger and some others can suppress your appetite. Scientific studies have found that if you sniff peppermint every two hours, it will help you to lose 5 pounds in a month. The same applies to peppermint tea which smells like peppermint. Tea is relatively low in caffeine and so you can drink a few cups of mint tea during the day. At bedtime you can have decaffeinated varieties which will help you to keep burning more fat. You can also drop if you drops of peppermint oil to your pillow or burn a minty candle which will help you to lose weight with the help of its scent.

Choose the right type of tea for yourself so that you can get the benefits while enjoying the cups of teas. You can also of for a combination of different teas so that you can get different types of benefits from all the different teas.

References

1. Trimtuf
2. Guide to Behavior Change
3. NIH study finds cutting dietary fat reduces body fat more than cutting carbs