Many believe green tea is one of the healthiest beverages you can drink. It is loaded with antioxidants and various plant compounds that may benefit your health.
Some claims assert that green tea can increase fat burning and help with weight loss.
One of green tea’s compounds is caffeine. Although a cup of green tea holds much less caffeine (24–40 mg) than a cup of coffee (100–200 mg), it still contains enough to have a mild effect.
Caffeine is a well-known stimulant that has been found to aid fat burning and improve exercise performance in numerous studies.
However, green tea really shines in its antioxidant content. Studies show that drinking a cup of green tea increases levels of hormones that tell fat cells to break down fat. This releases fat into the bloodstream and makes it available as energy.
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