Since then I start buying all kinds of products that contain green tea such as ice cream and noodles. But I didn’t thought for a minute that the green tea flavor is just a flavor and does not have the benefits that the tea has. Its weight lose benefits are in the epigallocatechin gallate (a.k.a. EGCG, a health-boosting antioxidant) found in it.
After realizing this I started thinking about what kind of green tea should I drink to get rid of the fats. I also wondered about the way in which I should consume it if I want it to be really effective. I got the answers of all my questions and more from the Women’s Health’s nutrition expert Keri Glassman. And in the following text I will share the information with you:
Do you get the same green tea benefits with flavored green teas?
Glassman states that “The benefits of green tea shouldn’t be lessened by the addition of flavors”. When we say flavored green teas we are referring to pomegranate green tea, cranberry green tea, ginger green tea etc. All of this do not affect the benefits of the green tea but if any of the flavorings contain sugar the tea will contain more calories says Glassman. She recommends avoiding green teas with any added sugar or artificial sweeteners.