The frenzy towards low carb diets has brought the start of a
number of dieting products that are based on low carb approaches. One of
the latest products to strike the dieting marketplace are weight loss
Inspired by the success of nicotine patches marketers
struck on the concept that weight loss patches may perform the same way.
Weight loss patches are mainly intended for people who fail to remember
to take their usual dosage of weight loss supplements or capsules. With
weight loss patches, an individual will no longer have to to take pills
as he will have a 24-hour source of weight loss material stuck to his
Weight loss patches are generally made from such ingredients
as algae and seaweed which are recognized appetite-suppressants. Later
studies on weight loss and diets led to the use of green tea as a weight
Green Tea skinny as Weight Loss
As far back as
the Ming dynasty and maybe even before than that, green tea has been
used as herbal therapy and as a health drink in China. In current times,
speculations on the use of green tea as a potential therapy for cancer
have arisen due to the finding that the polyphenol substance found in
green tea can prevent cancer cells from growing.
in green tea weight loss patches also have other uses. A study published
in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows that green tea
polyphenols can speed up the metabolic rate of the body. With this new
finding, quite a few companies specializing in pharmaceutical products
have started introducing green tea into the market as a supplement
either in the form of diet pills or weight loss patches.
weight loss patches are an improved option to other products because
they have no unpleasant side-effects. Other substances that bring about
weight loss like ephedra may raise heart rates which could lead to
Green tea weight loss patches are
good for people with high LDL, the bad cholesterol found in the body.
Since the antioxidants in green tea weight loss patches break up LDL
cholesterols, while at the same time enhancing the good cholesterol
levels in the body, a balance in the body is achieved which could only
lead to overall good health and well-being.
Green tea weight loss
patches work in two ways. First, they quell hunger organically and
safely. A review at the University of Chicago showed that rats when
injected with green tea can lose up to 21% of their bodyweight. This is
due to the fact that a substance present in green tea acts as a natural
appetite-suppressant that staves off hunger.
Green tea weight loss
patches also increase metabolism. With their high-level
epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) content, green tea weight loss patches
have a distinctive advantage over stimulant diet drugs which can be
dangerous to individuals with hypertension and heart complications.