Milk and tea:
For those who seek to enjoy the full health benefits of green teas, including weight loss, do NOT add milk! Milk’s counter effect is more than just a few additional calories. (Make you own judgement about green tea ice cream!):
Milk in tea can be preventing weight loss (http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/8408416/Milk-in-tea-could-be-preventing-weight-loss.html)
White tea and weight loss:
In simple terms, white tea extract is proven to effectively reduce fat deposit by reducing its formation and increasing its metabolism:
White Tea extract induces lipolytic activity and inhibits adipogenesis in human subcutaneous (pre)-adipocytes (http://www.nutritionandmetabolism.com/content/6/1/20/abstract)
Why most of the weight loss attempts failed?
We always advocate the weight loss takes a life style change. Here is a very interesting article explaining why weight loss schemes such as the 'biggest looser' are doom to fail:
Redefining our set body weight may be the way to lose weight for good
Pu-erh tea and weight loss
Improvements of mean body mass index and body weight in preobese and overweight Japanese adults with black Chinese tea (Pu-Erh) water extract.