Monday “Did you know…” Ancient Chinese secret, huh?
Correct…Green Tea. Delicious, no cals…and it might help you shed the fat and be on your way to packing on lean, useful muscle.
a) it kick starts your metabolism (thermogenesis) so you burn it up.
b) more importantly and interesting, the catchin polyphenol, Epigallocatechin gallate ( EGCG), appears to inhibit the storage of glucose (carb) in fat cells (possibly through inhibiting the insulin spike after eating which plumps up the fat cells…that’s said in plain words…if you want a complex technical Abstract click here).
c) plus a host of other benefits! Look into it…it just may be what you’ve been missing. (of course, consult a professional on such matters pertaining to diet).