Green tea with milk: how to drink for weight loss

There is an ancient legend. One wise man did not sleep for a long time, thinking about the meaning of life. But his eyes did not obey and constantly closed from fatigue. Then he cut off his unruly eyelids and threw them on the ground. From these centuries, green tea bushes have grown, giving vigor and health.

For a long time, tea was considered a healing drink, and doctors prescribed 20 or more cups of this drink a day to the sick for healing. Of course, not everyone could afford tea purely for economic reasons, but having come to Russia from China, it won our hearts quite quickly.

Currently, there is a lot of controversy about the dangers and benefits of tea, and any: black, green, red, white, flower. Although when using any drink, if abused, you can get negative consequences.

In many countries of the world: China, Kazakhstan, Tibet, England they drink tea only with milk. In some nations, tea was prepared with salt and cream, and sometimes with butter. And in the very hot climate of Central Asia, they drink scalding green tea with dried fruits to quench their thirst. But whatever the recipes for preparing this miraculous drink, it should always be freshly brewed, only then it will give you pleasure and vigor.

There are many opinions about the ability to benefit or harm when drinking green tea for weight loss. The undoubted benefits of this type of tea include its ability to speed up the metabolism in the body. A cup of fresh tea will give a good mood, improve the condition of the whole organism, and increase tone.

Composition of green tea

Green tea contains a huge amount of chemical compounds: calcium, magnesium, fluorine, phosphorus and many complex organic compounds and vitamins. The main alkaloid that is part of green tea is caffeine, it activates the brain and tones the state of the whole organism.


Ordinary tea contains an analogue of caffeine – theine, its action is somewhat softer and more gentle, but, nevertheless, it also invigorates and tones and activates the brain and improves mood and performance. Many minerals normalize the functioning of internal organs, promote the growth of nails and hair, strengthen bones and teeth, and improve immunity. Among other things, green tea contains catechins, antioxidants. Just one cup of tea during the day gives our body the daily requirement of polyphenols. So, it suppresses free radicals and reduces the risk of cancer.

What are the benefits of green tea

This magical drink will not only refresh and quench your thirst in extreme heat, but will also help with severe fatigue, add efficiency for several hours.

Freshly brewed tea with milk is able to remove salts of heavy metals from the body. It helps improve digestion.

Fresh tea is also useful for colds, but with lemon, honey and ginger, for diseases of the throat and upper respiratory tract.

Green tea flushes out excess salts and, therefore, helps fight the formation of stones in the liver, kidneys and gallbladder.

This drink miraculously improves blood composition, helps the work of internal organs, stimulates the vascular system of the body.

And, of course, if we consider the benefits of green tea with milk for weight loss, then it actively fights the feeling of a head, reduces appetite. If you drink such tea with dried fruits, it also reduces cravings for sweets during the diet and, among other things, speeding up metabolic processes, removes all unnecessary from the body.

How to lose weight on tea with milk

Firstly, tea is very useful to use during a fasting day. Once a week, you should not eat anything except fresh green tea with milk (you need to drink at least 8 cups of tea per day, the last one should be consumed no later than 19 hours). In addition to tea, you can drink plain non-carbonated water all day (at least 1.5-2 liters, depending on your body weight)

For one such fasting day, you will lose from 1.5 to 2 kg of body weight due to body cleansing.


Secondly, this tea can be drunk instead of dinner (even 2 cups), it perfectly saturates. And already in 7-10 days of such a diet, you will see the result.

Thirdly, freshly brewed tea with milk can be used instead of second breakfast and afternoon tea. Indeed, with a strict diet, it can sometimes be very difficult to refuse a small snack, but green tea solves this problem: it is very tasty, extremely healthy and, most importantly, low-calorie.

How to brew and drink green tea?

Tea should always be freshly brewed. In ancient China, they said: “Tea brewed five minutes ago, a medicine brewed an hour ago is poison.” Indeed, when a tea leaf is re-brewed, up to two-thirds of all the useful substances contained in it are lost.

There are many ways to properly brew green tea.

  • Method one. Heat one and a half liters of skimmed milk, without boiling, remove from heat. Pour 2 tsp into hot milk. tea leaves, close tightly and let it brew for 10 minutes. Then strain the drink and pour into a thermos to keep it hot for a long time.
  • Method two. Pour tea leaves into a ceramic vessel and pour boiling water, let it brew well (5-10 minutes), and then mix with milk in equal proportions. Slightly simmer the finished drink over low heat.
  • Method three. Separately, in a porcelain teapot, brew green tea, then pour one third of the milk and two thirds of the finished tea leaf infusion into the cup.
  • Method four. Prepare fresh tea in a teapot, then strain it and pour it into a saucepan. Add hot milk in the ratio: two parts milk one part tea, and heat almost to a boil. This method of preparation gives excellent results when dieting, as it greatly activates the excretory system of the body.

Find the most convenient recipe for you and take tea during the day every 1.5-2 hours.

Nutritionists recommend drinking green tea warm for the best results.

The truth about green tea

If a person has problems with the kidneys or gallbladder, then stimulation of these organs can be harmful.

If a person is allergic to lactose, then naturally taking tea with milk is impossible for him.


People suffering from low blood pressure, vascular dystonia and a tendency to faint should take this remedy with caution and only after consulting a doctor.

Some nutritionists believe that the compounds of green tea and milk form an organic compound that is difficult for the body to digest, and true connoisseurs of green tea think that milk destroys and distorts its unique aroma and taste.

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