Tea is an ancient beverage with many health benefits. Its weight reducing effects have aroused much interest recently, as well as provoking a few dubious claims.
We believe Chinese teas are effective in reducing body weight and treating obesity. This notion is supported by both empiric traditional Chinese medicine and modern science research.
Using teas for weight management could be divided into two main categories, although the division is rather arbitrary:
The following questions and answers may be of assistance in clarifying certain confusions.