When you mix the diuretic and detoxing properties of green tea with other ingredients that have more health benefits you can aid yourself in reaching your ideal weight while still fighting inflammation and boosting your health. Green tea is one of the most popular beverages in the world, not only because it is one delicious way to remain hydrated but also for its weight loss benefits as well as the rich content of nutrients and antioxidants that present in green tea.
One cup contains a considerable load of anti-inflammatories and antioxidants that when absorbed by your body can decline the damage of free radicals on your body cells. The medium dose of caffeine in green tea can be just enough to enhance your metabolism and mental concentration without hassling with the jitters that coffee cause.
Indeed, due to its diuretic properties, green tea can be used as an excellent natural remedy for water retention and cell inflammation. What can be even more interesting that you don’t have to sip your conventional cup of green tea several times a day to attain its health benefits, you can actually prepare tea in several interesting ways that can make your tea time feel like a reward.
Here are a few ways to enjoy your green tea that are not horning.
1- Green Tea and Avocado Smoothie.
This smoothie will power you up with a nice dose of antioxidants, protein, essential acids and caffeine. All of which can make increase your energy levels, control hunger, boost your metabolism and make you more productive in your work.
. 1 bag if green tea.
. Half a cup of water.
. Half a ripe avocado.
. 1 whole banana.
Bring the water to boil, add in the green tea bag and allow it to cool a bit.
After the tea has cooled down add it to the avocado and banana and blend.
Enjoy this smoothie before breakfast for an energetic day.
When you combine the properties of green tea, lemon juice and ginger. You get a perfect detoxing beverage that can be had once a day to cleanse the liver, improve the digestive system function, prevent cell inflammation, eliminate free radicals and even improve the appearance of your skin and hair.
3- Green Tea and Peppermint.
Peppermint is a great conventional remedy for stomach bloat and gas, when added to green tea it promotes metabolism to help the body burn more calories as well as getting rid of the bloat that’s causing you to look fatter than you are.
You can make a regular tea with one bag of green tea and one bag of dried peppermint, sweeten with honey if you like and drink on an empty stomach.