Best time to drink green tea to aid weight loss

First Published Jan 12, 2021, 2:45 PM IST

 But before you start sipping this wonder beverage, have you ever wondered what could be the best time to drink green tea so that you can make the most of its health benefits?
 

<p>There must be something about green tea that the world can't seem to stop gushing about it. From Virat Kohli to Shraddha Kapoor, most of the country's biggest fitness icons swear by the beverage.</p>

There must be something about green tea that the world can't seem to stop gushing about it. From Virat Kohli to Shraddha Kapoor, most of the country's biggest fitness icons swear by the beverage.

<p>Green tea is a relatively newer variant of tea that is fast becoming popular, especially in the health and fitness circuit. The many health benefits of green tea and its specific role in aiding weight loss has made the drink a favourite go-to beverage for those conscious about their health and fitness.</p>

Green tea is a relatively newer variant of tea that is fast becoming popular, especially in the health and fitness circuit. The many health benefits of green tea and its specific role in aiding weight loss has made the drink a favourite go-to beverage for those conscious about their health and fitness.

<p>But before you start sipping this wonder beverage, have you ever wondered what could be the best time to drink green tea so that you can make the most of its health benefits?</p>

But before you start sipping this wonder beverage, have you ever wondered what could be the best time to drink green tea so that you can make the most of its health benefits?

<p>According to Bangalore-based nutritionist Dr Anju Sood, "While Green tea is loaded with antioxidants and polyphenols, it is still a type of tea that contains caffeine and hence I wouldn't recommend more than 3 cups a day.”<br />
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According to Bangalore-based nutritionist Dr Anju Sood, "While Green tea is loaded with antioxidants and polyphenols, it is still a type of tea that contains caffeine and hence I wouldn't recommend more than 3 cups a day.”
 

<p>“More than this can leave you dehydrated. If consumed in excess it will start eliminating essential elements too from your system. I always advice my clients to take a cup in the morning (around 10-11 am) or evening.”</p>

“More than this can leave you dehydrated. If consumed in excess it will start eliminating essential elements too from your system. I always advice my clients to take a cup in the morning (around 10-11 am) or evening.”

<p>“Early morning can be a good time to drink green tea because your metabolism is the highest, which can be boosted with a nice hot cup of green tea. It is good to drink green tea in the evening too because that's when your metabolism tends to dip, so this could be your last shot to prolong your dipping metabolism."</p>

“Early morning can be a good time to drink green tea because your metabolism is the highest, which can be boosted with a nice hot cup of green tea. It is good to drink green tea in the evening too because that's when your metabolism tends to dip, so this could be your last shot to prolong your dipping metabolism."

<p>Both morning and evening are fine to drink green tea. People who have sleep issues should avoid a cup later in the evening, as the caffeine intake may pose problems with their sleep.&nbsp;</p>

Both morning and evening are fine to drink green tea. People who have sleep issues should avoid a cup later in the evening, as the caffeine intake may pose problems with their sleep. 

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