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Does green tea help you lose weight?

Does green tea help you lose weight?

It can help: Green tea contains caffeine and a substance known as EGCG. Both of these can increase metabolism or basal metabolic rate. It is not, however, a magic pill. Appropriate nutrition and exercise are still the cornerstones of any weight loss regimen. ...Read more

Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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Does green tea actually help you lose weight?

Does green tea actually help you lose weight?

Being studied: Although there are mixed results with clinical trials, there is some promising research on the polyphenols found in green tea being associated with increased metabolism. ...Read more

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Is green tea help you lose weight?

Is green tea help you lose weight?

Yes: Green tea helps reset parathyroid and thyroid indirectly and helps boost metabolism. ...Read more

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Will Green tea help you lose weight?

Will Green tea help you lose weight?

Minimally but can: help. It can be used as a plant based alternative for glycemic control. It is also a diuretic. ...Read more

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I'm just wondering, if you drink green tea once everyday, can that actually help you lose weight?

Green tea: A study by maastricht university (holland) noted green tea has catechins ; caffeine w inhibition of o-methyl- transferase ; phosphodiesterase which effects thermogenesis ; fat oxidation. The linus pauling institute reported a study indicating that green tea can assist w glycemic control. Additionally, green tea has a diuretic effect. It would probably take at least 3 cups a day with an exercise ;. ...Read more

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Can drinking green tea once every morning before or during breakfast help you lose weight?

Being studied: The linus pauling institute reported a study that suggest extracts from green tea can act as a plant-based alternative for glycemic control. ...Read more

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Is it ok for a teen to drink green tea?I'm in a diet and I hear green tea can help you lose weight and boost your metabolism.If so how many cups a day

Is it ok for a teen to drink green tea?I'm in a diet and I hear green tea can help you lose weight and boost your metabolism.If so how many cups a day

EGCG is the active: ingredient in green tea. It will boost your metabolism so theoretically it can help weight loss. Practically speaking it is an aid to help w/proper meal plan and exercise. Peace and good health. EGCG capsules will provide more help than drinking the tea alone and you won't need to use the bathroom so much. See doc for appropriate food plan, possibly low carb and higher protein. ...Read more

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Does green tea helps lose weight?

Does green tea helps lose weight?

need to make sure : That calories burned are > then calories consumed. A study by maastricht university (holland) noted green tea has catechins ; caffeine w inhibition of o-methyl- transferase ; phosphodiesterase which effects thermogenesis ; fat oxidation. The linus pauling institute reported a study indicating that green tea can assist w glycemic control. Additionally, green tea has a diuretic effect. ...Read more

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Could green tea help me lose weight?

Could green tea help me lose weight?

Minimally: Green tea has a diuretic effect so you lose water weight. The Linus Pauling Institute reported a study that suggests green tea extracts acts as a plant-based alternative for glycemic control. Catechins in the tea may ^ thermogenesis. 3 to 4 cups/day can have health benefits. Drinking 5 or > cups of caffeinated green tea can lead to possible side effects. ...Read more

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I'm wondering is green tea really a good way to lose weight?

Possibly: Studies are promising but i don't believe that the results are conclusive. Tea is derived from the camellia sinensis tree. The leaves contain antioxidant polyphenols. The linus pauling institute reported a study that suggested green tea can assist with glycemic control. Catechins in the tea may ^ thermogenesis. Because green tea has diuretic properties you could lose excess water weight. ...Read more

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Does green tea help lose weight?

Many studies now : Support this. A study by maastricht university (holland) noted green tea has catechins ; caffeine w inhibition of o-methyl- transferase ; phosphodiesterase which effects thermogenesis ; fat oxidation. The linus pauling institute reported a study indicating that green tea can assist w glycemic control. Additionally, green tea has a diuretic effect. ...Read more

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Can drinking green tea help me lose weight?

Small effect: A study by Maastricht University (Holland) noted Green tea has catechins & caffeine w inhibition of O-methyl- transferase & phosphodiesterase which effects thermogenesis & fat oxidation. The Linus Pauling Institute reported a study indicating that green tea can assist w glycemic control. Additionally, green tea has a diuretic effect. ...Read more

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Hi docs, would green tea make you lose weight?

If can help as part: Of as weight loss plan when combined w diet ; exercise. Green tea has a diuretic effect so you lose water weight. The linus pauling institute reported a study suggesting green tea extracts acts as a plant-based alternative for glycemic control. Catechins in the tea may ^ thermogenesis. 3 to 4 cups/day can have health benefits. Drinking 5 or > cups of caffeinated green tea can lead to side effects. ...Read more

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Can drinking green tea help someone lose weight?

Can drinking green tea help someone lose weight?

Mild effect: The weight loss effects of green tea are very mild. You really need to put emphasis on physical activity, reduced calories, good nutrition, hydration and adequate amounts of sleep. ...Read more

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Can drinking lots of green tea make you lose weight?

Minor weight loss: Effect. Green tea has a diuretic effect so you lose water weight. The linus pauling institute reported a study that suggests green tea extracts acts as a plant-based alternative for glycemic control. Catechins in the tea may ^ thermogenesis. 3 to 4 cups/day can have health benefits. Drinking 5 or > cups of caffeinated green tea can lead to possible side effects. ...Read more

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Can lipton green tea in the bottle help lose weight?

No: I suppose lipton green tea in the bottle could help you lose weight if you drank it but nothing else and didn't eat anything either while exercising like crazy. But you could say the same thing about just about any food or drink. So the bottom line is no. It's more important to focus on overall healthy nutrition rather than a magic pill, drink or supplement. And don't forget regular exercise, too. ...Read more

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Do people generally lose weight by drinking a lot of green tea?

Do people generally lose weight by drinking a lot of green tea?

Small Effect when : combined with exercise & calorie reduction. A study by Maastricht University (Holland) noted Green tea has catechins & caffeine w inhibition of O-methyl- transferase & phosphodiesterase which effects thermogenesis & fat oxidation. The Linus Pauling Institute reported a study indicating that green tea can assist w glycemic control. Additionally, green tea has a diuretic effect. ...Read more

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Could you tell me how much green tea should I drink to lose weight?

No magic amount: There's no magic amount that you need to drink in order to lose weight. It is a healthful method of including fluids and to that extent it is valuable. ...Read more