According to University of Maryland Medical Center, green tea extract has been shown in laboratory studies to boost metabolism and assist in burning fat. Another study showed that the combination of green tea and caffein... More » Food Beverages Coffee & Tea

Some studies indicate that green tea contains an active ingredient called EGCG that may help people lose a few pounds, but other studies do not show that green tea helps people lose weight. Those who replace soda with gr... More » Health Nutrition & Diets

Drinking 80 milligrams of green tea a day can help in weight loss of 1 pound per month for an average 145 pound woman. Green tea acts as a diuretic and eliminates toxins while increasing metabolism. More »

Ingredients in green tea promote weight loss. Green tea contains caffeine, a stimulant, which helps to boost physical performance and burn fat, and epigallocatechin gallate, which increases the rate of metabolism, accord... More » Food Beverages Coffee & Tea

According to Everyday Vitamin, the two main ingredients in 3 Ballerina Tea are senna and Chinese mallow, two herbs which are both laxatives. Consumption of either herb causes bowel movements and fluid loss through increa... More »

To make green tea, put the tea leaves in a teapot, and add hot water. Wait for the tea's components to infuse. More » Food Beverages Coffee & Tea

Possible side effects from drinking too much green tea include insomnia and a reduction in iron absorption. Otherwise, health benefits typically improve with increased consumption, even in individuals drinking up to 10 c... More » Food Beverages Coffee & Tea