The green tea is very popular because of the many beneficial health effects: increases immunity, speeds up the metabolism, slows aging and helps you to lose excess pounds.

Green tea is a simple and effective way to get rid of fat and get a slender line without strict diets.

For centuries the green tea is used as a powerful antioxidant and as an agent that removes physical and mental fatigue. It has excellent effect on the overall health and is used even in the fight against cancer. It prevents blood clotting, lowers cholesterol and regulates the blood sugar levels. The Japanese look young and have a slender line thanks to drinking several cups of green tea a day.

 

Three to four cups of green tea a day will help you lose excess pounds and maintain a healthy body weight without the need to deny the favorite cookies or snacks. Besides the tea, every day you need to consume 2.5 liters of water for hydration of the body and successful weight loss, the best is to drink two cups of cold water before the meal.

It’s recommend to drink the green tea without sugar, and if the taste is too strong, you can add half a teaspoon of honey. Cup of green tea with honey will help you with controlling the appetite and reducing the desire for food.

Green tea is a very successful tool for weight loss because the leaves of green tea contain bioactive enzymes that block the absorption of starch, so they simply pass through the system without any effects. The results are the same as if you were on a diet with low carbohydrate intake, with the difference that you can actually eat carbohydrates without fear that it will transform in the form of fat on the abdomen or the hips.

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Taste and effects of green tea greatly depend on the way you prepare it. You shouldn’t pour boiled water on the green tea, actually when the water boils you should wait twenty seconds for the temperature to drop about ten degrees and even then to pour the tea. The actual temperature of the water varies and depends on the type of the tea you use, but it should generally be 75 to 90 degrees.

This doesn’t mean you can eat as much as you want and even to overeat and expect to lose weight because of the green tea. The diet should be healthy and moderate and you should minimize the consuming of processed, packaged, canned, industrial foods like meat products, ready-made sweets, fries, etc. Also, you don’t need to be extreme and starve and to expect quick results from the green tea. Your body can’t withstand strict diets, with them you can bring yourself in danger  to lose control and start to overeat. Therefore, you should try to get enough food to feel satiated. Don’t skip meals because at some point you will indemnify everything that you skipped, which would reflect negatively on your weight and your health.

The choice of food that you eat should help the process of weight loss, in combination with green tea. Therefore it is recommended for your diet to be consisted of fruits and vegetables, lean meats like fish, chicken or beef, healthy fats, whole grains and whole-grain bread instead of white. Daily you need to have 5 small meals in a distance of about 2.5 to 3 hours.

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