Store aisles are full of herbal brews claiming to do everything from boosting your immunity to lowering your weight. While there is not a great deal of science supporting benefits, some studies show promise.
Here’s the skinny on teas that say they’ll help you lose weight:
Green, white and oolong tea (all of which come from the tea plant, Camellia sinensis) have chemicals called catechins, which have been shown to impact fat metabolism in the lab and to lower body weight and fat mass in animals. Green tea is especially rich in catechins.
Excerpted from chicago.suntimes.com