Sunday, March 4, 2012 4:29:25 PM America/New_York
Dr. Oz has recommended various teas that along with proper diet and
excersize can help with weight loss. High tea consumption is one of the
reasons obesity rates are lower in Asian countries. Let's examine some of these teas:
Pu-Erh tea is traditionally known for being a great tea to drink for digestion, especially after a heavy meal. It also has been shown to lower Cholesterol. Dr. Oz likes this tea for it's fat shrinking ability. Unlike all other teas, Pu-Erh is fermented by naturally occuring bacteria, changing the chemical composition of the tea.
Two antioxidant compounds: theabrownin and gallic acid activate enzymes in our body responsible for fat metabolism. These antioxidants shrink fat tissue and help the body keep fat off weeks after ingestion. The caffeine in pu-erh helps speed metabolism, making the body more efficient at digesting a meal.
White tea tea is very high in anti-oxidants. Dr. Oz likes it for it's fat blockage ability, and the catechins included help burn calories.
Pu-Erh/White Tea Blends:
We have formulated special Dr. Oz inspired blends that combine the richness and smoothness of pu-erh with the delicate roundness of white tea, resulting in one of the best flavored blends we have created for iced teas and hot teas as well.
When combined, pu-erh and white tea work synergistically to enhance metabolism, reduce fat absorption, and burn existing fat reserves. Our Acai Tangerine, Lemon Ginger Cooler, and Pu-erh White Superior (organic) are the best options for weightloss benefits. We also offer two iced tea makers: a 66oz iced tea brewer, and a 34oz - 50oz hot/cold iced tea brewer for brewing Dr. Oz inspired blends, great for staying slim and hydrated during the summer months.
Pu-Erh/White Tea Blend Recommendations:
- Acai Tangerine: The health benefits of pu-erh and white tea are augmented by the acai, an antioxidant powerhouse. Flavors of tangerine and chrysanthemum accentuate fruity acai tones.
- Lemon Ginger Cooler: Crisp and refreshing, this tea goes well with any meal. Aids in digestion.
- Pu-Erh And White Superior (organic): The rich smoothness of a #1 grade organic bold leaf pu-erh is contrasted with delicate notes of a premium , mountain picked white tea.
GI Tract maintenance is also very important with weight loss. We have a great tasting, everyday tea loaded with premium botanicals that helps maintain a smooth running GI tract. Simply called: Cleanse
A relative of the blueberry, bilberry is similar in appearance. Bilberries are smaller and darker in color than blueberries. While the inner pulp of a blueberry is light green, the pulp of a bilberry is red or purple. Bilberries are rich in anthocyanins, which has a variety of health benefits, including cancer prevention, anti-aging, and anti-inflammatory properties.
According to a Japanese study, the antioxidants in bilberry may reduce blood glucose levels and increase insulin sensitivity. and thus reduce cravings.
Dr. Oz recommends bilberry tea to help stem dessert cravings before bedtime. We have formulated a new caffeine free tea with wild bilberry, chamomile and lavender. Our Bilberry Chamomile Bliss blend soothes and relaxes. The flavor is smooth and refreshing, making it an ideal bedtime tea, but also great throughout the day. Chamomile and lavender are desired for their relaxing properties, and have been found to reduce anxiety in clinical studies.
To kill cravings, try Chocolate Cake Honeybush - it's like a dessert!
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The information in this article is for educational purposes only and should not be taken as medical advice. We do not take into account personal physical issues, allergies, dietary concerns or drug interactions. Always consult your doctor when using tea or other natural remedies to address health issues. Whistling Kettle Inc is not liable for errors, omissions , loss or damages regarding any of the products or advice mentioned. Remember - always research health claims thoroughly.