Herbal teas contain an enormous amount of nutrients that can greatly improve a person’s health.
Historical facts indicate that in China during the Tang dynasty (618-907 years) tea in order to preserve its flavor kept in square paper bags.
These kinds of tea should be consumed 3-4 times a day.
This increases fluid consumption and reduces appetite, resulting in reduced daily calorie intake.
Moreover, contributing to weight loss the chemicals in these instances impede fat absorption, increases energy level and allow the body to stay strong and healthy.
1. Hibiscus Tea
This tea is rich in vitamin C, minerals, flavonoids and antioxidants. (1)
It helps keep a slender figure if you use it without adding sugar. It is very low in calories and no caffeine.
Its use helps to reduce the overall level of cholesterol, triglycerides and low-density lipoprotein (LDL or bad cholesterol), so it is useful for diabetics. (2)
Hibiscus tea has diuretic and laxative properties which help remove excess fluid and toxins from the body. This helps to improve performance and energy body. (3)
2. Green Tea
Green tea is also made from the leaves of the plant Camellia sinensis. It’s not fermented tea. (4)
His homeland is China, but today it is popular all over the world. Many companies produce a wide variety of varieties of this tea.
Although green tea increases metabolism speed directly, polyphenols and caffeine, present in it, initiate Thermogenesis (heat buildup) and accelerate the process of fat oxidation. This leads to an increase in metabolic rate (without increasing the heart rate). (5)
3. Blueberry Tea
Tea made from blueberries helps to reduce cravings for food. It contains a decent amount of vitamin C. (6)
Anthocyanins, key connections blueberries help to strengthen the walls of blood vessels and improve blood circulation.
Blueberry tea helps to get rid of fat and other unwanted substances present in the body. Other benefits of drinking this tea include the improvement of vision, the stability of blood sugar levels and reduce the risk of atherosclerosis. (7)
4. Other Types of Tea
Herbal teas made from Peppermint, fresh roses, etc., as well as white tea obtained from the leaves and buds of the Chinese Camellia sinensis plants, have similar properties, they accelerate the digestive and metabolic processes, and promote weight loss.
However, to take full advantage of the kinds of tea that contribute to weight loss, you need to regularly engage in physical activity.
Tea does not, in itself, help to reduce weight. You also need to follow a low-calorie diet and lead a healthy lifestyle.
Since some types of tea contain caffeine, excessive use can lead to certain adverse effects, such as headaches, nervousness, indigestion, insomnia, vomiting, diarrhea, irritability, arrhythmia, tremor, dizziness, ringing in the ears, seizures and mental confusion. (8)
Some people also may experience an allergic reaction in the form of itching and redness of the eyes, sinusitis, or urticaria. Moreover, these drinks can interact with certain medications.
Therefore it is better to consult a doctor about the size of servings and their correct way of cooking and eating, especially if there is any previous ailment.
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