Green tea can help you lose weight if brewed in the right way
The flavonoids and caffeine in green tea can help
- Elevate metabolic rate
- Increase fat oxidation
- Improve insulin activity
You don’t need to drink many many cups of green tea to help you lose weight.
By drinking as little as 2.5 cups of green tea per day can help you boost up your metabolism.
Some green tea varieties are better for weight loss than others.
Matcha green tea, is the richest green tea source of nutrients and antioxidants. For maximum benefits have whole leaf green tea.
Green tea has many other health benefits too.
Green tea contains many nutrients, antioxidants and anti-cancer and brain-health enhancing compounds.
How to make A Perfect Cup Of Green Tea
Brew it right…
- Bring your water to a boil
- Let it rest for about five minutes.
- Then, pour the water over the tea and let it brew for about one minute before serving.
(The steeping time can be shorter or longer, according to your taste.)
- Do take a extra care, as boiling water can harmfully affect the precious catechins (tea’s healthy chemicals).
Tips For a Perfect Cup Of Green Tea
Water Should Be Hot But Not Boiling
Green tea if brewed with hot but not boiling water will brew up pleasantly tasty. Ideal temperature of water should be between 160 and 180 degrees. Bring your water to a boil, remove it from the heat and wait for 2 to 3 minutes before pouring it over the tea leaves.
Which is Better?
- Bags, Powders and Loose Leaves!
Whole green tea leaves have more antioxidants and weight loss benefits but have to be brewed rightly. Green tea bags are more convenient and easy to use.
- Add On A Splash of Lemon
Adding fresh lemon juice into a cup of green tea enhances the flavor.
- Give It A Hint of Mint
Adding sprigs of fresh mint or spearmint to your tea leaves before pouring the hot water can really enhance the taste of your green tea.
- Dash It With Cinnamon
Ground cinnamon or cinnamon sticks can also be used to flavor up a cup of green tea.
- Add Jasmine Flowers
You can add dried jasmine flowers to any green tea to make your own remarkable cup.
- Can Ice It
If served cold, bitter characteristics are reduced and flavor is improved for some people. Flavorings such as mint, ginger and lemon or lime can be added.
Be careful and wise enough not to pile on the honey or sugar!
Sip Up, Slim Down And Gain Good Health With Green tea