A cup of white tea can aid in weight loss. However, do not think that it is a miraculous remedy, this drink is in fact useful only if consumed regularly and combined with a healthy diet as well as the right amount of physical activity.Don't store avocado like this: it's dangerous
A cup of white tea can help in weight loss. However, do not think that it is a miraculous remedy, this drink is in fact useful only if consumed regularly and combined with a healthy diet as well as the right amount of physical activity.
We usually enjoy black tea or green tea, few know that there is also another variant with interesting properties: white tea, actually derived from the same plant from which the two previous drinks are obtained. This is prepared from the buds and from the still very young leaves of the plant, it is therefore very rich in active ingredients also because it is obtained with a minimum processing capable of retaining most of the nutrients.
Properties and Benefits of White Tea
It is a tea very rich in antioxidants and therefore particularly beneficial for our health. Here are its main properties:
Improves digestion and intestinal transit
White tea promotes digestion (especially of fatty foods) while also improving intestinal functions. It is for this reason that it proves to be a particularly valuable ally for those on a diet, everything that improves digestion helps those who are trying to lose weight.
Diuretic and purifying
White tea helps to lose weight because it accelerates the metabolism but is also able, given its diuretic and purifying qualities, to fight the stagnation of liquids in the body.
Helps heart health
White tea is capable of lowering cholesterol and regulating blood pressure, all of which will benefit cardiovascular health.
Slow down aging
The antioxidant properties of white tea make it an effective anti-aging remedy. This is due to the polyphenol and catechin content found in tea leaves. These antioxidants help fight free radicals and improve immune functions.
White tea acts as an effective stimulant and tonic for our body. It improves mental performance by reducing fatigue but since it contains less theine it does not expose to side effects such as nervousness and insomnia. It can therefore also be taken in the evening.
How to take it to promote weight loss
To obtain advantages on weight loss it is recommended to drink 3 cups of white tea with main meals (remember that it promotes digestion). Better to take it slightly warm (therefore not hot or cold) to make the most of its advantages a bit like Ayurveda recommends by choosing to drink hot water during and especially between meals.
However, it is necessary to include the use of white tea as part of a balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle that also includes physical activity. The drink itself is not miraculous!
Where to find white tea
This tea variety is less common than the black and green teas available in all supermarkets. So look for it in herbal medicine, natural health stores or organic food. There are also many opportunities to buy it online both in sachets and in bulk.
On tea you might also be interested in:
- The 10 most popular varieties of tea in the world
- How to make a perfect cup of tea
On the benefits of tea in promoting weight loss also read:
- Black tea activates the metabolism and helps you lose weight
- Green tea: does it really help you lose weight?
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