Green tea Superpower: revs metabolism. Need another healthy reason to drink green tea? Aside from fighting heart disease, cancer, and other diseases, a new study shows that drinking green tea may also fight fat.
The study showed that people who drank a bottle of tea fortified with green tea extract every day for three months lost more body fat than those who drank a bottle of regular oolong tea.
Researchers say the results indicate that substances found in green tea known as catechins may trigger weight loss by stimulating the body to burn calories and decreasing body fat.
The findings appear in the January issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
How it works The compound ECGC in green tea makes it easier for your body to fry fat.
Article courtesy of:http://www.webmd.com/diet/news/20050126/green-tea-fights-fat