The word “teatox” is inspired from well-known naturopathic detox cure which imply the elimination of certain food and life style habits such as refined sugar, saturated fat, caffeine, alcohol and tobacco for a period of time that can vary from ten days to three weeks. The purpose of it being energy improvement and immune system enhancement. When adding tea and herbal blends to support a detox cure, the benefits are widely increased. A detox cure is not a weight loss diet
Many people wrongfully link weight loss and detox program. Even if losing weight often come along with it, a detox cure is a system cleansing method to get rid of toxins, to rejuvenate and re-energize the body. Don’t get mistaken by shameless marketing techniques. Before spending your money on miracle promising, expensive products, take the time to research serious and valid information, and to educate yourself on the topic. Then, determine what you want to achieve, fix your goals and make the right choice to suit your objectives.
What tea to choose and why?
The American Botanical Council has published a study result that has proven that drinking four cups of green tea daily coupled with three times per week resistance training, promote changes in body composition, weight loss, the maintenance of lean body mass, loss of body fat, decreased waist circumference, and lowered body fat percentage. That phenomenon was explained by a study conducted by scientists at Maastricht University in the Netherlands, who have found that catechins combined with the caffeine contained in green tea can increase energy expenditure by 4 to 5 percent and fat oxidation by 10 to 16 percent.
Another study from the American Botanical Council has proved that polyphenols contained in green tea and hibiscus tea help to lower systolic and diastolic blood pressure. The study recommend to drink three to four cups of green or hibiscus tea per day to help with high blood pressure control.
Pu’erh tea gain to be known. Like other fermented food such as miso, yogurt and kefir, this fermented tea contain a surprising beneficial bacteria. The lactobasillus gasseri is a type of probiotic that improves liver functions and helps to metabolism and to eliminate fat and to balance intestines’ flora. This bacteria is also known to lower bad cholesterol, to reduce inflammation, to enhance immune functions, to ease asthma, allergies, diarrhea, and menstrual pain, and to promote weight loss by reducing belly fat.
In 2003, Chinese researchers have found in Pu’erh tea traces of lovastatin, a biochemical treasure that helps keeping our cholesterol level down.
However, Pu’erh tea has become well known for its ability to inhibit an enzyme complex called fatty acid synthase (FAS) which is linked not only to obesity but also to cancer. This suggest that regular consumption of Pu’erh tea can help prevent cancer and help with weight control, especially when used in conjunction with a low glycemic-index diet and a regular exercise program.
Pu’erh tea also contain gaba which is recognized to act as relaxant and mood disorders stabilizer. Gaba is believed to have a number of other effects, including regulation of vascular functions and modulation of renal functions.
The father of medicine Hippocrates said
–‘’Let your food be your medicine and your medicine be your food’’-
Herbal teas can do much more than quench your thirst. They are drug less alternative to increase natural energy and to provide effective defenses against disease. They are natural solution for people who want to get protective health benefits in their daily diet without taking handfuls of supplements and pills for minor discomforts and ills.
You can have complete and powerful blends such as Tea Monde’s White Ginseng Detox to improve your mood, energy and immune system, or our 10 day teatox program. But you can also choose a functional wellness blend that works especially to improve one aspect of your system dysfunction. Each person has different needs and there are multitude of choices.
Keep in mind that you should always consult a physician or other qualified health professional regarding treatment of any health problem, and that nothing you read in that blog post or any other web or book publication take the place of medical advice from trained medical professional. It is advised to consult your pharmacist about drinking tea and herbal blends to ensure there are no interaction with your medication.
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