Natural Teas For Weight Loss
No body likes excessive weight gain and it can be a cause for concern for many. The most common cause of weight gain is taking in too much fat and not doing enough exercise to burn the excess calories. This little weight gain day by day can lead us to become eventually obese.
We can obviously correct our eating habits and do some exercise to stop gaining weight but the real questions are “What to do when we have already gained a lot of weight?” and “How to naturally lose weight quickly?”. Well most of the weight loss methods include the use of drugs or surgery and both these methods have many harmful side effects. They decrease our appetite, block fat absorption, or reduce the volume of our stomach — and all these things are not good for us. But the good news is that many natural drinks / foods and home remedies are available out there that can help you lose weight, without inducing any negative side effects. So here are some natural teas that will help you lose weight naturally. Check them out!
- Always consult your nutritionist and your doctor before you start taking any of these teas.
- Infants, children, and the elderly should not use these teas without professional advice.
- Pregnant women, nursing mothers and those contemplating pregnancy should not use these teas without doctor’s advice.
- Disclose all your underlying disease(s) and all medication(s) you may be using to your doctor and ask him if these teas can cause herb-drug interactions or induce allergies.
- Do NOT use a tea if you are known to have allergic reactions to it.
- Always get good quality tea.
Green tea is a tea that is easily available everywhere. It not only tastes really good but also has many benefits. Apart from all the health benefits, it can also be used for shedding those extra pounds. It has high concentrations of catechin polyphenols, which intensifys levels of fat oxidation and thermogenesis, where heat is created in the body by burning fuels such as fat. Drinking green tea daily would increase your metabolism and help burn fat safely and naturally.
Green tea also contains carotenoids, tocopherols, ascorbic acid (vitamin C), minerals like chromium, manganese, selenium or zinc, and certain phytochemical compounds which are also very importnat and useful for our body.
Some studies also suggest that green tea has the ability of reducing the risk of cardiovascular diseases, dental cavities, kidney stones, and cancer, while it also improves bone density and cognitive function.
Lemon tea is very easy to make as all you have to do is to add lemon juice or peel to hot water. It helps in hydration and boost immunity of the body. Lemon contains ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) which makes the absorption of cachetins into the blood stream three times faster. As mentioned above cachetins are present in green tea, so it is always adviseable to throw in a green tea bag with your lemon tea and let the cachetins take care of fat in your body. This would allow you to lose weight quickly and easily. Lemon tea has very few calories, so you can drink it as much as you want.
Oolong Tea [Also known as Wulong Tea]
It is a traditional Chinese teas which is known to have numerous health benefits. It is fragrant with a fruity flavor and tasty aroma. It is not only popular for the amazing taste it has but also for its ability to boost our overall health.
It is really good for the preventing obesity and losing weight. Other health benefits of oolong tea include reducing risk of heart disease, type II diabetes and inflammatory disorders, reducing high blood pressure, providing vital antioxidants, reducing high cholesterol levels, ameliorating the bone structure, and strengthening teeth and preventing tooth decay. It also helps to relieve physical and mental stress and treat skin problems such as eczema and rashes, etc.
Some research and studies prove that drinking tea can burn the fat in our body. The main reason of this is the ability of tea to increase the metabolic rate in our body and also burns the calories.
Jasmine Tea is one of the best weight loss tea out there as it is a blend of green tea and jasmine petals, and therefore the properties in the blend make it possible for you to burn fat more effectively and quickly.
Its other benefits include enhancing our immune system, improving the level of energy in our body, lowering mental and physical stress, reducing the risk of colds, flu, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and cancer. Not only that it also reduces joint and back pain and muscle aches.
So if you are on a diet and want to reduce weight quickly, then you should definitely try drinking this tea. And the best part is that it is really good in taste too with a little bit natural sweetness!
According to some reports and researches black tea also helps in reducing weight. Not only it helps in weight loss but also has many additional benefits like lowering cholesterol levels, keeps you mentally alert, reducing the risk of kidney stones and also reducing the risk of heart attacks.
Want to lose weight quickly? If so, then try drinking chamomile tea. It helps you to burn 10 % of your excess body fats in only 30 days. But please always consult your nutritionist and your health professionals for proper weight loss and maintenance. Always be really careful when choosing any chamomile tea, and make it a point that you don’t do extra dieting as this can also be quite dangerous.
Apart from weight loss it also has many other benefits like helping you get rid of insomnia and other sleep disorders, and anxiety and panic attacks. It also takes care of wounds, burns, and scrapes and skin conditions like psoriasis, eczema, chickenpox, and diaper rash. It can also prove to be very helpful in taking care of menstrual cramps, stomach flu, and ulcers.
Using chamomile during pregnancy is not recommended.
Hibiscus tea is made from the red hibiscus flower which grow on Hibiscus sabdariffa tree. These flowers are rich in nutrients including flavonoids and minerals. It is really delicious as it has a fruity taste of the hibiscus flower.
Hibiscus tea contains antioxidants, vitamin C, and is believed to have many health benefits like lowering cholesterol, fighting free radicals, strengthening the immune system, lowering high blood pressure and guarding against cellular damage etc.
Apart from all these great benefits, it is also a very good weight reducing tea, as it contains powerful enzyme inhibitors and reduces the absorption of dietary fats and carbohydrates. The antioxidants present in it are an important part of cleansing and fat-flushing efforts.