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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Why is it easier to gain than lose weight? 1504
Can tea help to reduce weight? 4358
How does tea help to reduce weight? 3250
How much weight reduction could be achieved by tea drinking? 3289
Are all teas equal in their weight loss effects? 4282
Recommendations for use of tea in weight control 3784
Is Oolong (Wulong) tea better than green tea for weight loss? 3827
Is there a tea that is more targeted at weight loss (slimming tea)? 4395
Wu-yi tea? Is it a special fat burner as claimed? 22127
Wulong, Oolong or Wu-long, what is the difference? 3076
Special fat burning teas? ( ie Okuma's or Okinawa tea)? 4594
Does Wulong tea melt fat away (20 lbs. in 20 days)? 4769
More tea related resources 1215


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