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Choosing the Best Tea for Weight Loss

choosing the best tea for weight loss

 Ah Tea.. so relaxing and rejuvenating. Most of us drink tea in our daily routine, here at Happy Way we love our tea so much we created 3 beautiful brews for you to enjoy, containing ingredients that are said to have many different health benefits. But what about if you would like to slim down and get gorgeous whilst sipping on a toasty beverage? How do you select the best tea for weight loss?

Here, we will give you some ingredients to look out for when choosing the best tea for weight loss.

But do note that these are not magical potions that will change your life and body overnight, you also need to combine it with all the other wonderful things in-life such as consuming a healthy, wholesome diet, getting good quality sleep and sticking to regular exercise.


Commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine, ginseng is a fantastic herb to look out for when selecting the best tea for weight loss. It is said to speed up your metabolism, reduce inflammation, benefit brain function, boost the immune system, help fight fatigue and increase energy levels. Current research suggests it may also be helpful in reducing the risk of certain cancers and controlling blood glucose levels in people both with and without diabetes.  

You can find ginseng as an ingredient in our Energy Booster Tea.



Cinnamon can give you a little spicy edge on your weight loss goals. When made as an addition to your tea, this yummy herb that smells like winter is said to contain properties that help with improving digestion, burning visceral fat, regulating those blood-sugar levels and increase your metabolism. You can also fight those cravings for sugary snacks with cinnamon as it has flavours that can satisfy your dessert cravings.

Cinnamon is also loaded with antioxidants and contains anti-inflammatory properties that help your body fight infection and repair tissue damage. 
You can find cinnamon as an ingredient in our Energy Booster Tea and Wake Happy Tea.


Historically ginger is another traditional herb that has been used for reducing inflammation and treating inflammatory diseases. But it also is known to be a fantastic addition to your diet to help with belly fat reduction because of its appetite suppressing and fat absorption blocking effects.

Ginger appears to be highly effective against nausea, osteoarthritis, chronic indigestion and may significantly reduce menstrual pain and exercise-induced muscle soreness. 

You can find ginger as an ingredient in our Energy Booster Tea and Wake Happy Tea.


Commonly eaten as a pantry staple in Central America, when used in tea, papaya can help assist with digestion. Detoxify your body with this juicy fruit, filled with enzymes that helps with breaking down carbohydrates and proteins within the digestive system, staving off hunger and helping your metabolism.

Papaya is rich in Vitamin A and Vitamin C, which help to protect vision and boost immunity. Antioxidants including beta-carotene prevent the signs of ageing, keeping your skin looking youthful. Papaya also contains lycopene which can improve heart health and reduce the risk of cancer. 
You can find Papaya as an ingredient in our Energy Booster Tea.


Liquorice in tea is a naturally sweet ingredient and will help you shed those extra kilos and calories by helping you stay away from sweets. This makes it perfect to have after dinner as it will stop the need to have any fattening and sugary desserts.

Liquorice can speed the repair of stomach lining and is often used to treat food poisoning, stomach ulcers and heartburn. It cleanses your respiratory system, reduces stress and contains antibacterial properties that combat tooth decay.   

You can find liquorice as an ingredient in our Wake Happy Tea.

Green Tea Leaves

Green tea is famous for its antioxidants and long line of health benefits, but did you know it can also help with boosting your metabolism? It also has a hit of caffeine in it, giving you that extra energy boost that you can use to power through your workout.

Green tea can improve brain function and prevent the onset of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease. It can also reduce blood sugar levels and lower your risk of type 2 diabetes.  

You can find green tea leaves as an ingredient in our Wake Happy Tea.


Another amazing ingredient to look out for when discovering the best tea for weight loss is peppermint. Not only does it have that refreshing but sweet minty taste but it also can help with making you feel fuller for longer. It also tastes great, which is a plus!

Peppermint has a number of awesome health benefits. It can relieve digestive symptoms such as gas, bloating  and indigestion, relieve headaches and migraines, and improve energy levels.  
You can find peppermint as an ingredient in our Rest Happy Tea and Wake Happy Tea.


This small berry (that looks a lot like a blueberry) can help you lose weight as it is said to have the ability to stabilize your blood sugar levels, which helps you have less food cravings and as a result - will help stop you from indulging in those naughty late night snacks.

Bilberries may be small in size but offer enormous health benefits. They have been used for medicinal purposes to treat conditions ranging from age-related macular degeneration to cardiovascular disease and diabetes. These berries can improve eyesight, reduce inflammation and reduce the onset of kidney disease.  

You can find bilberry as an ingredient in our Wake Happy Tea.


Lemongrass will not only give your tea that beautiful citrusy smell and taste but it’s also a fantastic ingredient that can help promote fat loss due to it containing polyphenols which help with fat oxidation & increasing energy expenditure. It can give your metabolism a kickstart and also act as a natural diuretic to prevent water retention.

Lemongrass contains antimicrobial properties that can prevent tooth decay. It is also rich in antioxidants that help to relieve anxiety and lower cholesterol.  

You can find lemongrass as an ingredient in our Energy Booster Tea.


Find our full Happy Way Tea range here. Also for those of you who are always on the go and want to get all those benefits from your tea, try our amazing Double Walled Glass Tea Tumbler.





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