If on the previous article we talk about the benefits of green tea for weight loss, now we will talk about other types of teas that are also beneficial for weight loss.
1. Oolong Tea
Oolong tea is another tea that helps you lose weight. The Oolong name comes from Chinese word which means dragon. Oolong is a light floral tea which is rich of catechins. Catechin is good to boost the ability of your body to metabolize fat. Thus, Oolong tea is also good for weight loss. Based on one study published in Chinese Journal of Integrative Medicine, participants can lose 6 pounds after six weeks of consuming oolong tea.
2. Mint Tea
Another tea that makes you lose weight is mint tea. This tea works as the minty scent can suppress the appetite. A study in Journal of Neurological and Orthopaedic Medicine shows that participants who sniff peppermint every two hours can lose about 5 pounds a month. Not only in your tea, you can also add peppermint to your pillow or burn a mint candle to help you lose weight faster.
3. White Tea
White tea is dried naturally in sunlight which makes it has least process, thus it has richest source of antioxidants if compared to other teas. Yes, after green tea, white tea can be another best tea for weight loss. Through the consumption of white tea, the breakdown of fat (lipolysis) can be boosted and the formation of fat cells (adipogenesis) can be blocked.
4. Rooibos Tea
Rooibos tea is made from ‘red bush’ leaves, grown exclusively in the small Cederberg region of South Africa, near Cape Town. Rooibos tea contains a powerful flavonoid called Aspalathin, which can reduce hunger-triggering stress hormone. Aspalathin is also good for some health problems, including cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and insulin resistance. So, are you gonna have this tea for losing weight?