Oprah's Weight-Loss Secret
In humans, research indicates that the catechin antioxidants found in green tea reduce body fat and assist in controlling obesity, while additional research suggests that the ingredients in green tea also stimulate thermogenesis and burn fat. When used in conjunction with healthy eating and exercise, green tea is an effective weight-loss aid. On a cold day, green tea is a soothing way to warm up without derailing your diet. So how much is enough when it comes to consuming green tea? Researchers suggest drinking at least 4 cups a day. There are also green tea extract supplements on the market now. And there's no denying the many health benefits of green tea. At least two cups of green tea daily helps in fighting breast cancer, stomach cancer, esophageal cancer, prostate cancer, pancreatic cancer and colon cancer.