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What is the health benifactor of drinking green tea or taking a green tea pill

Does green tea helps you burn belly fat and if so has any one try to drink or take a green tea pill

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tinamarie1972

Asked by tinamarie1972 at 4:35 AM on Jan. 15, 2011 in Diet & Fitness

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  • idk about the weight loss but i know that it has lots of anti oxidants. bump!!
    gwen20

    Answer by gwen20 at 4:44 AM on Jan. 15, 2011

  • Scientific studies have discovered that the main ingredients responsible for green tea slimming effects are caffeine and EGCG (epigallocatechin gallate). There are at least 5 proven ways they can help you lose weight:

    Increase metabolism

    Burn fat

    Block conversion of energy into fat.

    Help your body absorb less dietary fat.

    Regulate your blood sugar levels and reduce food cravings
    4xsthetrouble

    Answer by 4xsthetrouble at 5:02 AM on Jan. 15, 2011

  • The antioxidants are a benefit. I heard you have to drink huge amounts for it to help with weight loss.
    elizabr

    Answer by elizabr at 7:05 AM on Jan. 15, 2011

  • I would stay clean away from the pill. The tea has proven benefits, but you pretty much have to drink it all day long, and it has to be the full caffeine version. So if you are sensitive to caffeine, that's an issue.
    lovinangels

    Answer by lovinangels at 11:55 AM on Jan. 15, 2011

  • Check out http://www.amazing-green-tea.com/green-tea-diet.html

    Some things they say:
    1. Stick with good quality green tea; the better the quality, the less you have to drink, because the tea will have more of the beneficial antioxidants.
    2. Stick with unflavored tea; pre-flavored tea usually means they're starting with lower-quality tea.
    phoofy

    Answer by phoofy at 1:04 PM on Jan. 15, 2011

  • I'd stay away from the pills
    Ashlynnsmommy07

    Answer by Ashlynnsmommy07 at 2:00 PM on Jan. 15, 2011

  • Green tea has a lot of anti-oxidants. Not sure if it helps lose belly fat.
    cleanaturalady

    Answer by cleanaturalady at 8:00 PM on Jan. 15, 2011

  • it's worth trying, at least the tea.
    sodapple

    Answer by sodapple at 10:26 PM on Jan. 15, 2011

  • Antioxidents.
    PhilsBabyMama

    Answer by PhilsBabyMama at 11:29 AM on Jan. 16, 2011

  • Sure, it has antioxidants, but it tastes weird, so it doesn't matter. ick.
    Pnukey

    Answer by Pnukey at 4:50 PM on Jan. 16, 2011

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