Green tea is one of the top fat-burning foods, thanks to a metabolism-boosting compound known as EGCG. In one study, drinking four cups of green tea a day helped people shed more than six pounds in eight weeks!
This rich smoothie is perfect if you get tired of sipping hot green tea. Flavored with cayenne spices, lemon, and agave nectar, it provides all the nutritional benefits of green tea and will fill you up, to boot.
Put all ingredients in blender. Blend until smooth. Drink cold.
Calories per serving:82
Fat per serving:0.2g
Saturated fat per serving:0.0g
Monounsaturated fat per serving:0.0g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving:0.0g
Protein per serving:1g
Carbohydrates per serving:21g
Fiber per serving:3g
Cholesterol per serving:0.0mg
Iron per serving:0.0mg
Sodium per serving:13mg
Calcium per serving:39mg
Good to Know
Caffeine and an antioxidant called catechin are thought to stimulate your nervous system and increase fat-burning, so green tea can help you shed pounds and trim your waist.
This article first appeared on the Health Website.
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