Hello and Happy Wednesday! This week is almost back to normal after I do that power-walking session with the corporate retreat tomorrow. I like being on a schedule so I feel “off” a bit.
Last night involved a lot of toast. I don’t know why, but I’ve been craving toast! It also involved some
He raved about a chocolate chip cookie at Lunch in this video. Lunch is a restaurant in Culver City <- that’s where I was yesterday! I coulda tried it for myself.
Wait, what’s that white thing behind my wrist?
Weight Loss Wednesday – Green Tea
So, you may have heard time and time again that green tea helps weight loss. I’m sure this is true if you switch out 2 Big Macs with 2 cups of green tea everyday, but I’m not positive adding a cup of the hot stuff will make the scale drop.
At the same time I do love me a tasty beverage and easy to incorporate weight loss trick So I drank up the green tea that the nice people at Sokenbicha sent me. This flavor is mint, I’m normally not a fan of mint tea but it’s so mild I liked it.
They have six flavors, all unsweetened – I like that it’s not sweetened with fake sugar and called diet since I’m trying to get away from truckloads of the stuff. You can check out their website or FB page here.
From the green tea wiki page (obviously a source comparable to a medical journal):
Although green tea does not raise the metabolic rate enough to produce immediate weight loss, a green tea extract containing polyphenols and caffeine has been shown to induce thermogenesis and stimulate fat oxidation, boosting the metabolic rate 4% without increasing the heart rate.
Want to try some tea?
To Enter the contest for a case of Sokenbicha Tea: Leave a comment below (anything, but keep it clean).
Open to residents of the US. Closes tomorrow at 8am PST. I got free tea, but all opinions are my own. All tosh’s opinions are his. All your opinions are yours…