Some of our clients sometimes ask us: “How much green tea do I need to drink a day to lose weight?”, “And if I eat a piece of cake with tea, there will be no harm?”, “And if I don’t eat, but drink only tea, will I lose weight faster? ” We will try to answer these and other questions in this article.
It’s all about the composition
Green tea is the basis of the Japanese diet and, according to rumor, one of the reasons why Japanese women do not get fat. There is probably a connection, because green tea contains an excess of catechins and caffeine, which help the body break down fat deposits.
Of course, we are talking about natural leaf tea without aromatic additives. It can be drunk all day. And combining the right balanced diet and drinking green tea with training, you will see the result on the scales very soon.
How green tea works: open cards
Many people drink green tea to reduce their appetite. Weight loss occurs due to the acceleration of metabolism in the body.
Other beneficial properties of green tea:
This is an excellent diuretic, removes excess fluid from the body, toxins and toxins. And if you break gastronomic etiquette and add a little low-fat milk (0, 5%) to green tea, you can eliminate the swelling of the legs. Polyphenols, which are abundant in green tea, enhance heat transfer in the body by burning stored fat. If you drink 3-5 cups of green tea per day, you can increase the amount of fat burned. Gently suppresses appetite, reducing blood sugar. Drink a cup of tea half an hour before meals, and during dinner you will eat less food than usual. Poorly brewed tea calms the nerves better than any chips or ice cream, normalizes the heart and helps to sleep.
Green tea with weight loss has a positive effect on other processes in the body. It is rich in B vitamins, ascorbic acid, vitamins K, PP, as well as fluorine, useful for teeth, copper, manganese and zinc, useful for eyes and nails. In addition, catechins act as antioxidants and protect body cells from aging.