Know-How Green Tea Is Effective In Weight Loss?

green tea effective in weight loss

Glued to your Tv screen while watching a match or your favorite movie, you must have come across green tea commercials. So naturally, you instantly stick to the commercial as it claims about weight loss. And if you are heavily addicted to tea or coffee ( containing high amounts of Caffeine), switch your preferences. You would be taken aback if we say that out of 5, every 1 or 2 people are struggling to lose weight worldwide. Pretty shocking. Isn’t it? You need this article if you are clueless about how green tea would benefit your weight loss journey. So, stick to the end to know the benefits and measures to include green tea in your daily routine. 

green tea for weight loss

Benefits of switching to green tea from your regular milk tea: 

Made from the leaves of Camellia sinensis, green tea gives you various health benefits. For example, these magical drinks not only improve your digestive system but also triggers good fat in your body. Want to know pretty amazing about including green tea as your pre-workout drink? According to a study, green tea is 17 percent more effective in losing the extra fat on your body. This is because the antioxidant EGCG in green tea activates your body’s fat oxidation and helps remove your fat belly. 

Caffeine in green tea vs. Caffeine in regular milk tea 

green tea vs normal tea

By now, you must be thinking about how the Caffeine in green tea is healthier and different from the Caffeine in coffee or tea. So, here is the answer to your query. The Caffeine in green tea acts as your best friend and takes care of the fat in your body by oxidizing it. Also, the Caffeine that green tea contains directly attacks your rotund belly. However, excess of anything is wrong.

Similarly, if you consume green tea in high amounts, then you might have to face some consequences related to your health. According to the FDA (Food and Drug Administration), eight cups of coffee contain 80-100 milligrams of Caffeine. On the contrary, eight oz of green tea has only 30 to 50 milligrams of Caffeine. 


Green Tea vs. Normal Tea

But have you ever wondered how green tea is best for weight loss? Also, is there any particular ingredient in green tea that sets it apart from regular milk tea? Putting a full stop to all your queries, yes, there is a special ingredient present in green tea. We are talking about the special ingredient called EGCG ( Epigallocatechin Gallate). So again, here is another antioxidant doing wonders for you, this time in shedding some weight. EGCG further takes control of norepinephrine hormones, known for the deterioration of fat molecules.  

What’s the Best time to drink Green Tea for weight loss? 

how green tea helps in weight loss

If you have also tried drinking green tea to lose weight but do not see any desirable results, you might be doing it wrong. Do not worry; we have got you covered. The first thing you should do after waking up is to drink a cup full of green tea empty stomach. The next ideal time for sipping green tea is a pre-workout session. If you are pretty serious about shedding some weight, then say a big NO to other drinks such as soft drinks, tea, coffee, etc. But it is always advised to take green tea at the limit as excessive consumption may put a hole in your pocket, and you will end up falling ill with diarrhea. 

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Tarishi Aggarwal
Ph.D. in Dental Science, Tarishi is well known for his works in the health sector. Reach out at [email protected]