Tea and weight loss

Tea & weight loss

Tea & weight lossTea is an ancient beverage with many health benefits.  Its weight reducing effects have aroused much interest recently, as well as provoking a few dubious claims.

We believe Chinese teas are effective in reducing body weight and treating obesity.  This notion is supported by both empiric traditional Chinese medicine and modern science research.

Using teas for weight management could be divided into two main categories, although the division is rather arbitrary:

  1. The conventional Chinese teas (beverages) with a natural capacity for assisting in weight loss. These teas include: green tea, Oolong/Wulong tea and Pu-erh tea.
  2. The Chinese remedy of mixed herbs and teas designed to target weight loss, such as: Natural Shape – Lotus Leaf Herbal Tea.

The following questions and answers may be of assistance in clarifying certain confusions.

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Research findings about tea and weight control 1579
Why is it easier to gain than lose weight? 2856
Can tea help to reduce weight? 6052
How does tea help to reduce weight? 4681
How much weight reduction could be achieved by tea drinking? 4984
Are all teas equal in their weight loss effects? 5652
Recommendations for use of tea in weight control 5111
Is Oolong (Wulong) tea better than green tea for weight loss? 5224
Is there a tea that is more targeted at weight loss (slimming tea)? 5644
Wu-yi tea? Is it a special fat burner as claimed? 23752
Wulong, Oolong or Wu-long, what is the difference? 4486
Special fat burning teas? ( ie Okuma's or Okinawa tea)? 6104
Does Wulong tea melt fat away (20 lbs. in 20 days)? 6238
More tea related resources 2973