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Green and Oolong Tea

Green and Oolong Tea 

Coffee is known to boost your metabolism but tea offers a double-whammy; the caffeine and unique catechins in tea help to rev up your metabolism and boost fat burning. Research shows that drinking tea will provide a slight boost to your metabolic rate and increase fat burning more effectively than if you had caffeine alone.  Since tea is calorie-free and antioxidant-rich, choosing it instead of other sugary beverages will provide an extra diet advantage. For the best results, drink plain green or oolong tea several times a day.  Green tea is great iced or hot, and with fresh herbs, like the minty recipe below.

View Recipe: Iced Mint Tea  

 

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