Powerful Ayurvedic Herbs That Help You Lose Weight Fast

The introduction of humans to a compacted, effective plant based solution- the mighty fat burner- has been a boon. To be using fat burner, you don’t need to be a hardcore bodybuilder or any fitness model. Although, while you take a fat burner, it definitely does not mean that you should have a no-holds barrier over your meals or that you get to skip your workouts.

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What’s Better For Weight Loss: Green Tea Or Green Coffee?

When it comes to cutting flab, there is no other combination better and workable than a regular, consistent workout and a healthy diet both with the right kind of lifestyle changes. Everything additional is a bonus. That being said, it become equally essential to go for the right kind of product that your want to supplement your efforts with.

Which brings us down to the two hot-favourites reining the weight-loss market at the moment: Green tea and green coffee extract? How do you know which one is better than the other? Read on to know your pick.

Tea time goodness

Originating from China, this powerful health drink has been followed for centuries and has been known for its potent health benefits, whether it is cardiovascular health or an impressive antioxidant level. The main component, Catechin- provides maximum antioxidant benefits and caffeine, which enhances thermogenesis and fat burning.

As per research, Green tea extract (GTE) has been known to increase the overall energy expenditure, increasing the number of calories burnt at rest as well as during exercise. Furthermore, long term use has also been recorded to show improved fat metabolism, with a weight loss of around 1-2 kgs over a few weeks time. While, of course, only GTE cannot be expected to do the work alone, when combined with the right diet and workouts, it supports greater weight loss and management.


Also read: How Body Fat Effects Your Metabolism?

The green bean

Green coffee extract (GCE) is extracted from unroasted, green coffee beans. With chlorogenic acids being the main active components, this green bean extract has been gaining reputation for its weight loss effects.

While its function is still under study and research, it is supposed that GCE works through fatty acid transport and fat oxidation (fat burn), thereby lowering the chance for new fat cell generation through its antioxidant effects.

While it does seem to have promising effect, there still needs to be enough evidence to support its functionality in total.

Green vs. Green

While both are better add-ons to your weight loss regime, going by the research reports and available evidence, most is in support of GTE, for its higher caffeine component. The reason being, caffeine supports your metabolism and helps you burn more fat. Moreover, there is far more extensive research data that supports GTE as compared GCE, thereby making it more convincing that GTE as a part of your diet may potentially be helpful to fat loss.

Points to watch out for

GTE and GCE are most effective when taken without milk, and especially when caffeine resistance is minimized. Meaning, if you are already addicted to coffee, chances are you are resistant to caffeine and may see little benefits of the extract.

Secondly, if you think you can get your daily dose of GTE by sipping on your green tea couple of times in a day, think again; An effective dose 400-600 mg) would require you to have 8-10 cups everyday. This is where the right kind of supplements comes in handy. Just make sure you’re getting 30-60 percent EGCG—the active ingredient in green tea responsible for its fat-burning effects—in each serving. Green coffee supplements are generally sold containing 40-50 percent chlorogenic acid by weight. In order to get the most effective dose of 120-300 milligrams of chlorogenic acid, you’ll want to look for a supplement containing 300-750 milligrams of green coffee extract.

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Weight Gain vs.Fat Gain: Know the Difference

If you are on a weight goal oriented plan and notice yourself gaining a few kilos recently-it is important to know where your body is getting the weight from! While the most general reaction of most to weight gain is that of panic- We want you to relax.

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The Ultimate List of 10 High Protein Foods

There have been several occasions and plenty of references made to the wonder-macro: Protein! One important reason you need this generous macronutrient is to build and repair muscles. In addition, it works to raise your metabolism and burn the flab, improves your immunity, and boosts energy.

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Everything That Women Need To Know About Protein

We’ve told you, time and again, the numerous benefits of Protein. And the fact that our diets lack more than 50% of the essential macronutrient stems from the reason that people, especially the women drift away from consuming sufficient protein. Read on to bust some myths and get your facts, health and knowledge right on track with protein and its benefits in multitudes, only for you!

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Can’t Avoid Alcohol? A Better Guide to Lose Weight Just For You

For most, weekend identifies with a more laid-back approach towards workouts and diet with cheat meals and a good splurge on alcohol-at times in excess. You might even be in the habit of counting the calories from your favourite drink.

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Three Must Have Foods to Boost up Your Metabolism

Many would blame their genes for that additional fat adage to their bellies or the sluggish metabolic rate. And there are some who are stuck with their weight no matter how much harder they workout as compared to someone who finds it easier to shed those kilos.

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3 Ways Working the Night Shift Affects Your Fitness Level

People who work in shifts and serve up to 3 or more night shifts a month are 60% more likely to be at risk of Type 2 diabetes as compared to those who work fewer night shifts. The findings of a study conclude that night shift works are more likely to be overweight and have high levels of insulin.
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Easy Guide to Choosing Complementary Proteins!

Proteins cater to a wide variety of functions in the body- right from being the building blocks for muscle building or for the production of enzymes that are used in several metabolic processes in the body. While it is well known that protein in right amounts is necessary to meet the body’s demands everyday, it is also important to note that not all proteins are equal in terms of their bioavailability.

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Unmasking the Benefits of Protein Shakes

These days, it is not hard to find that there is an increased awareness about the intake of protein-one of the most essential macronutrient that also serves as a building block for several bodily functions.

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