Oct 14, 2022 / Anti-Inflammatory
, Belly fat
, Green Tea
, Nutrition and Weight Loss
Three Fresh Reasons to Have More Green Tea
1. It’s the ultimate chill pill. Well, for one thing, a hot drink on a cold day is extremely soothing. However, green tea also has L-theanine, an amino acid that works by increasing the production of GABA in the brain. Like the effects of meditation, it also stimulates alpha brainwaves naturally associated with deep states of relaxation and enhanced mental clarity. L-theanine may increase learning, attention and sensations of pleasure as well. These effects are likely due to the natural dopamine boost brought on by L-theanine. If you are wondering how something with caffeine can relax you, L-theanine balances the stimulating effects of caffeine, so you stay alert without feeling jittery. Keeping this tidbit in mind, there are three types of green tea with the highest known concentration of theanine, including matcha, gyokuro and Anji bai cha.
2. Boost the fat-burning benefit from exercise. Green tea extract is known to have antiobesity and anti-inflammatory effects. A team of researchers wanted to determine whether the benefits of green tea are in line with exercise-induced changes in compounds that impact weight loss, anthropometric indices including weight, body fat, BMI, and waist-to-hip ratio, and the levels of inflammatory cytokines such as adiponectin (remember, this is your fat-burning friend that gets a boost from each of your workouts) in inactive overweight women. Thirty women were put into three groups: endurance plus a placebo, endurance plus a 500-milligram green tea capsule, and no exercise plus a placebo for eight weeks. The workouts included three sessions per week of aerobics, aerobic circuit training, and fast walking or jogging at a moderate intensity. The results of their work were published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology (April 2020). Although body weight, body fat, and waist-to-hip ratio decreased in both exercise groups, the green tea group had much more significant reductions. Both also had increases in adiponectin, but guess what? The green tea group enjoyed more of it, and a reduction in metabolic markers of inflammation (hs-CRP), too! The answer is yes, green tea is great for boosting the fat loss and anti-inflammatory benefits of exercise as compared to exercise alone.
3. Green tea gets your fat cells to “self-eat.” You may not have heard of the term autophagy (auto = “self,” phagy = “eat”), but you will want to familiarize yourself with its meaning after hearing that green tea can make your fat cells literally eat themselves, according to a study from Nutrients (June 2017). Researchers investigated the effects of the major active component of green tea, epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), on the content of fat cells, the breakdown of fat cells, mitochondrial function, and autophagy. EGCG reduced lipid content in fat cells by 25 percent and increased autophagy. EGCG treatment induced enzymatic changes like being in a calorie-depleted state. Overall, the rate of breakdown (otherwise called lipolysis) of fat cells was boosted, and this definitely helps to show that you should be gobbling up green tea if you want the benefits of calorie restriction and getting into ketosis without the hunger pangs.
Greens First Green Tea Vitality Formula enhanced with Moringa is a green tea leaf extract plus the traditional whole leaf powder, enriched with Moringa. Combined with the incredible benefits of Moringa, known as “The Miracle Tree”. It’s a potent and unique blend. The powerful herbal combination could be the next secret weapon in the fight against obesity and diabetes.
We recommend 2 capsules of Green Tea With Moringa per day for weight loss and metabolic effects. Patients that are taking this on rising daily have remarked on how it boosts their adrenalin and other fat-loss hormones. You can also combine this with Clear Metabolism which boosts the thyroid hormone for fat loss. I suggest using this product for three months for optimal results. Green Tea with Moringa is a very potent formula, one capsule is the equivalent of 3 cups of green tea.
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