If you are unhealthily starving yourself and still not losing weight, you are certainly doing it all wrong! While it’s a known fact that gaining pounds is much easier than losing them, your approach towards weight loss is what matters. People try gymming, dieting and end up falling sick thanks to their desperate attempts and though we believe in exercising moderation when it comes to working out and following a particular diet, there’s a secret mantra of losing weight that many of you don’t know about. Slimming teas! Well, you read that right, sipping onto that comforting cup of tea can actually make you slim, but we are not talking about the regular tea, but some specific teas which have the ability to aid weight loss. Here’s a look at 5 of those wondrous teas which can give out unbelievable results if you are serious about losing that flab.
Peppermint tea Since it helps in speeding up the process of digestion, it’s best to have a cuppa of this concoction daily in order to burn more calories than usual. What’s more, it will also curb your food cravings, thereby making you eat just as much as you should eat.
Prepare mint tea by taking a spoonful of fresh/dried mint leaves and adding them to boiling water. Let the leaves boil for 5 minutes and then strain the water. Add honey, if you like you tea a little sweet.
Rose tea The easiest to make and the most flavourful of the lot, rose tea is a blessing in disguise as it clears all the toxins inside the body. Also, since it prevents constipation, the intake of rose tea ensures your metabolism is in place.
You can prepare rose tea by mixing fresh rose petals with a spoonful of tea leaves and boiling the same for 4-5 minutes.
Green tea Though it might be a part of your daily diet already, green tea needs to be prepared in the right form (don’t remove the tea bag/tea leaves before 3 minutes) for best weight loss results. A gift to mankind, the antioxidant catechins found in green tea not only boost metabolism, but also help in burning fat.
Oolong tea Extremely popular in China and now widely available in India, courtesy the online shopping portals,oolong tea is nature’s guard against obesity and can reduce cholesterol to a great extent.
Prepare oolong tea by putting a spoonful of tea leaves in boiling water and steeping the same for 4-5 minutes.
Drink twice a day for best results.
Black Tea All of us have tasted black tea at least once in our lives, either when there’s no milk in the fridge or when we are feeling too full. And well, despite having it quite regularly, most of us are not aware about its weight loss aiding abilities. Black tea helps controlling blood sugar levels and curbs the appetite to a great extent.
Can be simply prepared by boiling the tea leaves in water.