Combing green tea with ginger and lemon makes a power punch weight loss product. Let’s find out how these three ingredients contribute independently and what makes their combination a pack of punch:
Green tea contains a massive range of anti-oxidants, the most important of them being catechins. These substances promote weight loss by increasing the amount of energy in your body manifolds. A particular form of catechins, called EGCG (Epigallocatechin Gallate) boosts metabolism and further increases the pace of weight loss.
Ginger is used to ease indigestion. It is highly effective in reducing gas and bloating and also tackles flatulence effectively. The spiciness of ginger revs up your internal fire, which helps in upping your metabolism.
When we take Green tea much of its effects are nullified because our digestive tract may destroy the good enzymes in the tea. But, if you add a few drops of lemon to the tea, it counteracts such reactions of our body.
After extensive research, it has been found that lemon bears a stabilizing effect on the catechins when they’re inside your digestive tract. This means none of them will be destroyed and the body will be able to take full benefit from their presence. You will feel lighter and energetic all day long.
To make a perfect cup of green tea with lemon and ginger, here’s an accurate recipe you can follow:
- Water – 6 cups
- Green Tea bags – 6
- Sugar – 3-4 teaspoons
- Fresh ginger – 1 inch (Crushed or thinly sliced)
- Lemon peels – 7-8 (1 to 2 inches long)
- Combine water, sugar (you may replace sugar with honey), ginger and lemon peel and bring to a boil.
- Sieve the boiling water to discard the lemon peel and ginger.
- Place tea bags in a pot, and our over simmering hot water.
Remove tea bags, and serve.
Written By – Daman malhi