Oolong Tea and Weight Loss 

It's certainly no surprise that oolong tea and weight loss is such a popular and intriguing topic, as so many of us strive to find healthy, natural, effective ways to reach and maintain our healthy weight. 

The connection between oolong tea and weight loss is recognized in traditional Chinese medicine, and modern-day research is supporting oolong tea's reputation as a weight-loss tea, too. 

And, to make this tea an even more appealing option - not only can regularly steeping and enjoying some oolong tea promote weight loss, it can provide you with many other wellness benefits, as well. 

Let's look at some of the ways this delicious tea may provide support for your weight management plan.

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  • Support a healthy metabolism with oolong tea. Studies have found that consuming oolong tea regularly can help your body produce more heat (aka "thermogenesis") and so sustain or even boost your metabolic rate. Green tea is a metabolism booster, too, but oolong tea is about twice as effective as green tea at increasing metabolism. 
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  • Drinking oolong tea on a regular basis can help the body burn fat more quickly and more effectively (especially tummy and upper arm fat), and also block fat-building enzymes. Even more, oolong tea provides long-term support by working to keep that body fat off once it's gone, helping you stay at your healthy weight once you've reached your goal. 
  • Oolong's anti-inflammatory benefits can support a healthy weight. Low-level chronic inflammation often goes hand-in-hand with being overweight, but including oolong tea in your diet is one way to help combat chronic inflammation and its harmful effects (including excess body weight). 

How much Oolong Tea?

As little as two cups of oolong tea each day can give you a metabolism boost and help you burn fat more effectively - and provide you with a host of other health benefits, as well.

  • Certain research indicates that consuming oolong tea may help to regulate blood sugar levels, and stabilized blood sugar can benefit your weight-management goals by leaving you feeling more satisfied and balanced - meaning you may crave fewer sweets. 
  • Oolong tea's naturally occurring caffeine can also support weight management. Research has found that caffeine increases metabolism, and caffeine may also enhance your workouts by boosting stamina so you can stay active for longer periods of time and expend more energy as you exercise, too. And, low to moderate amounts of caffeine can also help us feel more positive, encouraged, upbeat, and energetic, and isn't it easier to stay focused on our goals and dreams when we're feeling happy and motivated?  
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  • Oolong tea is delicious, aromatic, healthful, and calorie-free - and it's an excellent replacement for a high-calorie fancy coffee or energy drink or an unhealthy diet soda. Substitute oolong tea for your usual morning or mid-afternoon beverage not only for its many healthful properties, but also for a satisfying burst of energy and flavor, and to avoid all of those extra calories. 

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So, if you're trying to reach or stay at your healthy weight, oolong tea may be a good addition to your overall weight management plan, along with nutritious foods, plenty of rejuvenating rest, regular activity, and keeping stress at bay. 

Why not have a chat with your trusted healthcare provider about adding oolong tea to your dietary plan? 

If you haven't tried oolong tea yet, be sure to add some to your tea stash - it is delicious, aromatic, and provides so many health benefits. Drinking oolong tea regularly is a simple, effective way to encourage good health and wellness, including providing support as you strive to reach and maintain your best weight.

Oolong Tea and Weight Loss - Just the Beginning

Oolong tea's benefits for weight management are just one way this fragrant tea can promote overall wellbeing. Drop by our Oolong Tea Benefits section to read more. 

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