The Green Tea (scientific name Camellia sinensis) is a Chinese variety of Long Jing, full of many health benefits, such as polyphenols and catechins, which are substances that help with a draining and antiossidante.Un'altra interesting properties ascribed Green tea is slimming; this time the chemicals involved are methylxanthines (caffeine, theobromine, theophylline) and there is no doubt as to their actual ability to stimulate lipolysis.
Encouraging the mobilization of localized fat in the adipose tissue and their oxidation for energy, methylxanthines promote weight loss. The same substances are also able to increase metabolism; also they have a mild diuretic effect (useful for combating water retention) and anoressizante (suppress hunger).
INFUSION: 1 teaspoon of green tea leaves, 1 cup water
Pour almost boiling the leaves in water and put out the fire. Cover and leave to infuse for 2-3 minutes maximum. Strain the tea and drink 2 cups a day between meals