Choosing Tea to Lose Weight

6 types of tea options are known to help maintain a healthy body to lose weight

A cup of tea and cakes - Image Credit P Djayasupena

Tea for health seems to have become the knowledge of many people, even now the confidence increases with the ability of tea to lose a person's weight. Tea can be the choice of people in big cities, and people do not just drink coffee as a means of hangout during weekends.

Specifically known to the ability of tea in helping the diet, according to DAVIDsTEA tea specialists, Billy Dietz and Kristina Richens, and Lisa Eberly-Mastela who provide knowledge about the best tea that can help someone.

Naturally proven 6 types of tea are referred to in their research, citing an article on CNN Indonesia, October 12, the benefits of tea to help the body to work as well as possible, without the role of medical doctor prescription.

Richens said in a quote in Pop Sugar, that this type of tea is known to increase metabolism, in a study published by the American Journal for Clinical Nutrinion, green tea can indeed increase fat oxidation.

"This is due to the antioxidant catechins found in green tea."

The content contained in matcha tea can stop the development of new fat cells.

"This triggers the release of fat from fat cells and also helps speed up the ability of the liver to convert fat into energy."


This flower tea can help water overweight, its roots are renowned as centers that produce health benefits in naturopathic medicine and homeopathy.

Dandelion was first used by an Arabian physician in the 10th century to eliminate indigestion.


Oolong tea proved to be a powerful way to help obese people lose weight.

Dietz recommends oolong tea to boost metabolism.


Tea produced from a variety of fermentation from China is proven as a powerful metabolic reinforcement.

Dietz explains, "If you are a little hungry but can not eat much, a fine pu'erh can help with your hunger!"

White Tea

White tea has properties like green tea, able to stop the formation of new fat cells and proven to help reduce the weight of bedan.

The findings have been studied and published in the journal "Nutrition & Metabolism".

Black Tea

Drinks before exercising with high caffeine content, can increase energy, thus supporting weight loss.

High energy can produce a lot of movement, so the burning of calories is more effective.

Various types of tea above are often combined with other ingredients that are the mainstay to lose weight, such as cinnamon, peppermint and herbal leaves.


Cinnamon suppresses appetite and lowers blood sugar levels, so it can affect the body's insulin production which has the potential to store fat. When blood sugar levels are normal, the body will not directly store fat.


Peppermint also helps to restrain appetite, thus helping to lose weight.

Dietz recommends a mixture of apple mint, fennel, ginger, and peppermint on DAVIDsTEA Le Digestif product. In addition, Lipton also makes a mixture of 'Soothe Your Tummy' which contains ginger, fennel, and peppermint.

Leaves and Herbs

Richens suggests leaf and herbal ingredients that are mixed into a cup of tea, such as a gymnema leaf that is useful for destroying sugar in Ayurvedic medicine.

Gymnema leaf reduces the desire to eat sweet foods, as well as banana leaves with corosolic acid compounds that can help the pancreas produce insulin.

She refers to some Chinese ingredients with a healthy life campaign and a person's endurance.

"The popular herb in Chinese medicine from foliage and herbs can boost energy and endurance."

Source: Rahman Indra - CNN Indonesia, Pop Sugar
Image: P Djayasupena


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