Green tea is enjoyed by people worldwide. Whether he/ she is a working individual or housewife or gym regular or elderly individuals. It is treated by many as a health drink which is consumed by many as a replacement for tea or coffee. To understand how green tea helps us in loosing weight you have to know the benefits of drinking green tea.
Green tea does not go into oxidization process as others teas which make it a healthier option then other teas. Green tea is also rich in antioxidants, fibre, amino acids and caffeine. The most important antioxidant in green tea is a catechins called EGCg, in large quantities available only in green tea. EGCg combined with caffeine act as a great combination for burning fat from your body.
Many studies have shown green tea may be beneficial for many cancer diseases and has the “anti-inflammatory, anti-arthritic, antibacterial, anti-angiogenic, anti oxidative, antiviral, neuroprotective, and cholesterol-lowering effects. These benefits can be reaped by the individual when they consume green over the long period of time.
We will discuss what is the best time and the worst time to consume green tea so you can reap its benefits-
Best time to Drink green tea for weight loss-
Green tea is known for the fact is helps in boosting metabolism and in the morning it is at the highest so if we consume green tea empty stomach in the morning it will give us great results. Due to presence of caffeine ion green tea is improves your concentration and alertness and makes you agile so it is a good drink better then coffee as it also has some anti oxidants such as l- theanine which act as a calming effect on your body of over dosage of caffeine.
Green tea is a great pre workout drink due to presence of caffeine and many other amino acids as caffeine improves your alertness gives you a boost in energy so you can perform your exercise effectively and helps you to loose weight. Not like coffee it does not have much caffeine in it so you can also drink green tea in the evening if you are working out in the evening. Green tea can be consumed before and after workout as before workout it makes you agile and after workout it helps your muscle to relax.
What are the worst time to consume green tea
During meal time- You should avoid drinking green tea during meal as it it binds with minerals present in your body and hampers your process of absorption of nutrition present in the meal. Several studies shows that consumption of green tea along with meal restricts your body to absorb iron from the meals and over the period of time you become iron deficient.
Hampers your sleep time- Over consumption of green some time hampers your sleep time as one cup of green tea has 35mg of caffeine present in it and if you consuming late in night it will surely disturb your sleep time.
To conclude we would like say that green tea has more positives then negatives if you drink it as health drink then its fine but to say it will do miracle and improve your health in few days and drinking 2 or 3 cups are more then sufficient to reap its benefits.