You can lose even more weight by drinking a cup of tea before you sleep.
Most people will go to extreme measures in a bid to burn belly fat, but it’s not always necessary.
According to Medical News Today, you can burn up to 500 calories in your sleep as the body continues to work while we doze off.
And to make the most of your weight loss, some studies have found that drinking a cup of tea can help to burn even more fat.
It’s all to do with the link between fat around our middles and stress levels, which can slow down our metabolism.
But if you can’t get a good night’s sleep, the one way to improve the quality is to have a cup of tea before bed.
Why can tea help with weight loss?
Stress comes in many different forms but their effect on our metabolisms is the same.
The first step to reducing stress levels is by getting a good night’s sleep.
And an easy way to improve the quality of your rest is by having a cup of pre-bed tea.
This doesn’t mean diet teas, but more like a peppermint, chamomile or cinnamon infusion.
Speaking about the benefits of cinnamon tea, nutritionist Helen Bond told The Sun: “Though it has a slight metabolism/thermogenic effect, it is more about balancing blood sugar and insulin resistance, which in turn aids weight loss and can lessen food cravings.
“Again, this does not replace the need for dietary changes. A far better way of balancing blood sugar and insulin resistance is to follow a sugar-free, low-carbohydrate diet.”
Can green tea encourage weight loss?
The benefits of drinking green tea are endless – one of these is weight loss.
Green tea helps aiding weight loss by boosting metabolism because of the amount of antioxidants it contains.
The antioxidants, vitamins and minerals in the drink will help melt the pounds away.
One study has revealed how you can burn an extra 75-100 calories per day by drinking green tea.