Green Tea Best for Weight Loss by Darrene O' Connell
A cup of green tea a day keeps obesity away has become the
latest motto of obese people. There is no surprise al all attached
to it. Obese people have plenty of good options to lose weight.
Probably, the healthiest option is the consumption of good old
green tea. Regular intake of green tea is necessary for sustainable
weight loss. Green tea comes with a reasonable price tag. In
addition, it is also a scientifically proven and a tested method.
It is the best natural way to lose weight.
For the past 3000 years, Green tea was a part of the ancient
Chinese culture. Most Chinese consume only Green Tea. This is the
main reason why the Chinese have a long life and fewer proportions
of obese people compared to any other nation on the earth.
Incidentally, green tea comes from the same tree as the black tea.
The only fact of difference is the manner in which the tealeaves
Green Tea Benefits:
Green tea not only benefits people who look forward to weight
loss, but also those who suffer from heart disease. Scientists
believe that regular consumption of green tea helps combat the
risks of heart disease. In addition, green tea lowers the risk of
cancer and has anti-oxidant properties.
Green tea also works as a regulator for glucose. It is because
of an enzyme amylase. It helps to slow down the increase of blood
sugar level in the body after meals.
How does Green Tea Function?
Mostly, green tea functions by increasing the metabolism of the
body, which is also termed as thermo genesis. It helps to burn more
calories. Tests have proved that regular intake of green tea helps
a person to lose around 78 calories each day. It also increases the
oxidation rate of fats in the body.
In addition, it reduces the fat digestion process and it
prevents the release of enzymes related to its digestion. The body,
through a natural process, clears out the food that remains
Scientific researches have shown that, individuals who had
consumed green tea on a regular basis have lower proportion of body
fat in them, as compared to those who do not drink green tea
Based on the American Journal of Clinical nutrition, the main
factor responsible to reduce body fat is catechin, normally
observed in green tea. It also causes the decrease of the bad
cholesterol levels in the body. They also help to control the
weight with their prevention of glucose in the fat cells. This
prevents the buildup of excess sugars and fats in the body. The
main reason why green tea is so effective in nature is the
combination of a plant chemical and EGCG (epigallocatechin gallate)
and the caffeine contained in the tea. They help increase the
production of noradrenalin. It suppresses the appetite of the body
and boosts metabolism rate. With the help of green tea, individuals
can loose weight anywhere between 2 to 2 1/2 pounds each month.
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