Tea is a drink popular in many countries and has been for thousands of years.
Drinking tea is not only a great source of pleasure but also a good remedy grandmother treat hypertension and osteoporosis.
But it is also recommended due to its high efficacy in reducing fat around the belly.
There are two kinds of tea black and green, the first closing drying which gives it a dark color and a sweeter taste, while the second is dried by steam in order to keep intact its flavor and its rich phytonutrients called catechins.
Green tea with a wealth of catechins helps combat free radicals. It has a positive effect in reducing blood pressure. Drink a cup a day reduces the risk of stroke by 80%. In fact it helps to keep the arteries clear and reduces cholesterol.
For women, green tea helps to secure enough calcium and vitamin D, which has the effect of increasing the density and bone strength especially in postmenopausal women.
The best reason to drink green tea is its ability to reduce abdominal fat. Catechins interfere with enzymes for digestion of fats in the stomach and small intestine.
This step is important to reduce the absorption of fat in the intestines and for the removal of lipids.
Green tea is also an inhibitor of fat storage by helping the body to burn those it instead of sugar. This process reduces the fat in the abdomen, because you use more fat for energy.
The increase in fat burning is given by thermo genesis or heat production of the body.
New studies have shown that drinking green tea neutralizes the effects of cortisol (This hormone allows the accumulation of fat around the waist).
In conclusion: For best results, the most important thing is to maintain a healthy diet and getting enough exercise in addition to drink two cups of tea per day.