Looking to slim down? Try adding green tea – a fat-burning beverage –  to your daily repertoire.

Green Tea Burns Fat: Torch Through More Calories with Tea

Green tea has long been praised for its antioxidant benefits, but new research shows it has thermogenic—or fat-burning—attributes, as well.

Researchers believe that green tea works its fat-melting magic due to a unique interaction between two compounds – caffeine and catechins. These two substances work together to help the body release noradrenaline (NA) – a chemical neurotransmitter which boosts the metabolism and helps burn more calories.

Maximize the Fat-Burning Power of Green Tea

Kick up your body’s fat-burning furnace (and get powerful antioxidants, too!) by enjoying green tea. To get the maximum benefit, steep at least 2 minutes.