Weight Loss From Polyphenols
June 27th, 2010 by samfrea

What do you think of when you hear the words tea polyphenols? Okuma's Wu-Long tea stands above the rest because of it's number of tea polyphenols. Tea Polyphenols have such a positive effect on overall health that everyone should know about them.

Name the biggest topic that everyone is talking about today. It's always losing weight and trying to stay fit and healthy. Losing weight is not just about looking better, but it's about being healthier to avoid things like heart disease and cancer.

Many of us want to look for natural ways to stay healthy, and doctors are now seeing that tea polyphenols can help. Doctors are noticing that polyphenols help with weight loss. This antioxidant is a natural way to stay healthy, lose weight, and fight against illnesses like heart disease and cancer.

What Are Tea Polyphenols?

Polyphenols are found in tea, wine, nuts, fruits, and vegetables. The bright colors of fruits and vegetables can be blamed on polyphenols.  You want to know about its potency in the foods, though.

Oolong, green, black, and white tea have a lot of polyphenol because polyphenol is the most potent in leaves of plants. Flavonoids, which contain ten times the antioxidants in most fruits and vegetables, is the subclass of tea polyphenols.  This is the most potent part of the plant antioxidants.

The Positive Attributes of Tea Polyphenols

Tea polyphenols help your immune system make you healthier.

Tea polyphenols protect humans from diseases just like they protect the tea plants from diseases. Polyphenols fight free radicals.  Free radicals are toxins in our bodies that we receive from pollution and other elements in the environment. They stop the free radicals before they can cause cellular damage.

Consume tea polyphenols to help fight diease.

Tea polyphenols can protect cell membranes and prevent cellular DNA damage, which has been linked to reducing the risk of certain cancers.

How Do Polyphenols Help With Weight Loss?

The tea polyphenols in Oolong tea also help with obesity. The International Journal on Obesity states that Oolong tea helps stop the absorption of fat in the body, which helps reduce the risk of obesity.

This is one of many studies that proves the weight loss power of Oolong tea. The University Tokushima School of Medicine did a study that showed that Oolong tea increased metabolism while cutting down on fat and carbohydrate absorption.

With 0 calories, this is a much better choice than soda, diet soda, and most other drinks.

Oolong tea also has with many other health benefits including:

Helps type 2 diabetic patients in lowering plasma glucose levels
Reducing harmful LDL cholesterol
Decreases blood pressure
Reducing bacteria that can lead to gum disease
Helps in clearing problem skin
Helping reduce hair loss

Oolong tea has half the caffeine and double the amounts of tea polyphenols than other teas because of its fermentation process. {Wu-Long tea, through Okuma's proprietary semi-fermentation process produces an even higher amount of tea polyphenols.}

Now the weight loss power of Wu-Long tea's polyphenols is available in pill form! Also, find out about PolyTeaNx weight loss supplement, which is made of Wu-Long tea extract.

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