benefits of green tea


Balancing work and home and not getting enough time to take care of yourself? Have you gained weight because you are not able to hit the gym or undertake a weight loss program? Well, that’s the tale of most women today. Stressed and worried, we all look for an alternate weight-loss solution. It’s kind of funny that the solution is right there in our kitchen cupboard but we just never thought about it. It is the age-old green tea. How Does Green Tea Help You Lose Weight Green tea contains an active antioxidant compound, Catechins. One of the catechins, known as Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) helps to raise metabolism and burn fat. EGCG helps to mobilize the fat by inhibiting an enzyme that breaks down a hormone called norepinephrine. This increases the level of norepinephrine. Now, norepinephrine signals the fat cells to break down fat. Green tea also contains a generous amount of caffeine that stimulates weight…