Ultimate Tea Diet
Learn the benefits tea can offer your health.
Tea has enjoyed its day in the limelight in recent years. From warding off disease to speeding up weight loss, research has been busy with churning out report after report on some of the health benefits of tea. In the book, "The Ultimate Tea Diet: How Tea Can Boost Your Metabolism, Shrink Your Appetite, and Kick-Start Remarkable Weight Loss," authors Mark Ukra ("Dr. Tea") and Sharyn Kolberg help you to lose weight by drinking tea and adhering to a specific food plan.
Here are the basics of the plan: You choose what kind of a caffeinated tea you would like to drink, and then you are required to drink it throughout the day but without a lot of added sugars and creams as you also follow an eating plan laid out for you by the authors. "The Ultimate Tea Diet" starts off with a well laid-out 14-day plan that includes detailed information on what to eat, cook and drink.
Dr. Tea educates you on how to choose teas and which teas might work for you, including how to select teas to help curb cravings for sweets and other diet pitfalls. You'll even learn how to make your own tea concoctions and how to cook with tea to enhance your tea diet experience.
The authors claim that the weight loss comes from three key components in tea: the caffeine which stimulates metabolism, the l-theanine, an amino acid found in tea which works to neutralize the jittery effects of the caffeine and suppress appetite and EGCG, which causes you to burn fat faster and more efficiently.
- Tea has been shown to be very beneficial to health.
- Tea may help to lower blood sugar and cholesterol.
- Certain teas high levels of antioxidants are believed to help the prevention of certain chronic diseases and degenerative conditions.
- Drinking eight cups of hot tea each day may be inconvenient for some
- May be difficult for coffee devotees to switch to drinking tea
- Does not provide guidance for exercise
Yes, you'll be drinking a lot of tea on the "The Ultimate Tea Diet", but you'll also be noshing on some meals and snacks that are made with tea. The idea behind infusing all of your food with tea is that your body is getting the health and weight-loss benefits of tea in everything that you drink and chew. Recipes include fruit tea smoothies, rosemary orange tea chicken and of course a plethora of teas like caramel and apple pie to quell your sweet tooth.EXERCISE
There are no specific exercise requirements while on "The Ultimate Tea Diet," but research shows that any successful weight loss program includes an exercise routine that incorporates both cardiovascular exercise and strength training exercise that is performed on most days of the week for 30 minutes at a time.CONCLUSION
Tea has been associated with its ability to boost the immune system, ward off arthritis, reduce cholesterol levels, slow the aging process and a host of other health benefits for some time. It's clearly a staple in any healthy diet plan. Tea has also been associated with weight loss and its ability to suppress appetite. The diet plan "The Ultimate Tea Diet" capitalizes on this potential weight loss weapon and creates an entire eating plan that is centered around tea. The recipes are healthy and the requirement of drinking eight or more cups of tea a day will definitely boost the levels of antioxidants in your body.
Many people on "The Ultimate Tea Diet" have had luck in losing weight as long as they stick to the diet's guidelines. If you're someone who loves tea and wants to lose weight, this plan might be worth looking into. And if you're a java addict looking to not just lose your addiction to the coffee bean but also a few pounds, "The Ultimate Tea Diet" might have something for you.Common Misspellings
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