America’s New Tea Craze Unveiling Green Tea Weight Loss Potential

If you appreciate tea and prefer healthy drink options, you’ve become one of the 158 million Americans who sip a cup of tea daily. America’s tea lovers are believed to have consumed over 80 billion yes, billion servings of tea last year. That’s around 3.60 billion gallons in equivalent.

Green tea is experiencing a surge in popularity far more quickly than black tea even though black tea is the most often consumed type (making up around 84 percent).

Drinking green tea may help with weight loss. Research, that green tea’s flavonoids and caffeine may help raise metabolic rate, promote fat oxidation, and even enhance insulin action.

According to one study, people who drank green tea plus caffeine throughout 12 weeks dropped an average of 2.9 pounds while maintaining a regular diet. According to further investigation, the increase in calorie output during 24 hours was equivalent to roughly 100 calories.

To aid in weight loss, you don’t need to consume a lot of green tea. Benefits from drinking as little as 2.5 cups of green tea per day have been linked to weight loss, though they vary depending on many factors.

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Green tea’s effects on weight loss vary depending on the variety. Matcha green tea is the richest source of vitamins and minerals in green tea so if you’re all about that green and trying to lose weight you might want to go that route. “The whole leaf is ground and consumed as part of the beverage as opposed to other (most) types of green tea where the leaves are steeped and then the tea is consumed,” says registered nutritionist Isabel K. Smith, explaining why.

There are right and wrong methods for making green tea. Use additional caution when brewing green tea since boiling water damages the valuable catechins, which are the health-promoting compounds found in tea.

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Sure bring your water to a boil, but then give it a 10-minute break. After that, add the water to the tea and let it steep for a minute or so before serving. Of course, you can adjust the brew time to your preferred length.

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Green tea is very beneficial to health. Smith informs us that it “contains many nutrients, including antioxidants and anti-cancer and brain-healthy compounds.” There’s no doubt about it: drink green tea whether or not it helps you lose weight. Tea is one of the healthier beverage options it contains a variety of beneficial nutrients! says Smith.

However…Just take out not to indulge in sugar or honey!