Green Tea Diet
The Green Tea Diet is a diet from the diuretic and draining capacity, purifying and slimming.
Green tea is produced from the leaves of the buds and young leaves of the plant known as “Camellia sinensis” and is known for its beneficial properties in China and Japan since the 1200 AD The tea leaves have always been known as bearers of health, it is said that as early as the sixteenth century. C. European explorers used them to fight fever, headache, joint pain and stomach pain.
To get the green tea leaves are dried but not fermented or roasted (procedure with which the black tea is obtained), this means that there is a low concentration of caffeine but high concentration of polyphenols, in particular catechins, substances the extraordinary antioxidant capacity.
The numerous properties of green tea are widely supported by scientific studies. In addition to the antioxidant, useful in the prevention of cell aging and neurodegenerative and cardiovascular disease, green tea has anti-obesity properties. Studies have shown that green tea helps reduce the absorption of fat also going to inhibit pancreatic lipase.
Green tea helps you lose weight because it speeds up your metabolism at rest and has draining and diuretic, so it helps to reduce water retention and cellulite.
To get benefits, it is estimated that you should drink 5 to 8 cups of green tea per day or take green tea extract, which is easily found in herbal medicine. Drinking it as tea in water, however, the diuretic and draining effect is definitely enhanced.
by mainstreamingthe consumption of green tea in a weight loss diet, as precisely in the Green Tea Diet, you favors slimming managing to lose up to 4 pounds in a month.
Warning! The green tea (like coffee) slows the absorption of iron, so this diet is not recommended if you have low iron stores in the blood.
To keep all its properties and obtain the best efficiency green tea must be purchased in leaves and not in bags, and must be prepared according to the following methods: heat the water without bringing it to a boil, the temperature should be around 70 ° C. Use a teaspoon of tea leaves per cup. Pour the water on the walls and not on the leaflets, otherwise would be missed the catechins to thermal stress. Leave to infuse for about 1-2 minutes.
Example of a weekly schedule for Diet Green Tea
At breakfast every day: 2 cups of green tea without sugar, a low-fat yogurt and 4 whole biscuits.
By mid-morning, every day: a cup of green tea and a seasonal fruit.
A snack, every day: 2 cups of green tea with a teaspoon of brown sugar.
– Lunch: a cup of green tea, 70 grams of dried beef, 200 grams of mixed salad and a slice of whole wheat bread, an apple.
– Dinner: 120 grams of sea bass in salt or grilled, 200 grams of steamed spinach, a slice of whole wheat bread and fresh fruit salad without sugar.
– Lunch: a cup of green tea, a can of tuna in brine with 200 grams of grated carrots and 40 grams of corn, an apple.
– Dinner: 120 grams of grilled chicken, 200 grams of steamed broccoli, a slice of whole wheat bread and 2 tangerines.
Wednesday: -a lunch: a cup of green tea, 80 grams of whole penne with fresh tomato and basil, 200 grams of mixed salad and a half apple.
-a dinner: a boiled egg with 200 grams of boiled asparagus, a slice of whole wheat bread, a pear.
-a lunch: a cup of green tea, 80 grams of mozzarella, 200 grams of tomato, a slice of whole wheat bread, 2 tangerines.
-a dinner: 150 grams of grilled cod fillet or baked in foil, 200 grams of steamed zucchini, a slice of whole wheat bread, a kiwi
-a lunch: a cup of green tea, 80 grams of brown rice with zucchini, 200 grams of green salad, an orange.
-a dinner: 120 grams of grilled steak, 200 grams of steamed fennel, a slice of whole wheat bread, a fresh fruit salad without sugar.
-a lunch: a cup of green tea, 2 slices of lean roast beef, 200 grams of green salad and tomatoes, a slice of whole wheat bread and a slice of fresh pineapple.
-a dinner: a bowl of vegetable soup and beans, 200 grams of baked pumpkin, a slice of whole wheat bread and 2 tangerines.
-a lunch: a cup of green tea, a fillet of grilled trout, a baked potato or baked, a fresh fruit salad without sugar.
-a dinner: a cream of pumpkin soup with a teaspoon of grated Parmesan cheese, 200 grams of cauliflower, a banana.
seasoning allowed during this diet is extra virgin olive oil raw, up to 4 teaspoons a day (2 lunch, 2 for dinner).
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