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Top six best drinks for weight loss

Dr. Stephen Lawrence, associate clinical professor at the University of Warwick's medical school, believes four cups of coffee can boost metabolism by 3-11 percent. Higher metabolic rates make fat burning easier.


“Green tea includes the catechin epigallocatechin-3-gallate (ECGC), a potent antioxidant that reduces inflammation, prevents cell damage, and may assist weight loss,” explains nutritional therapist Lucy Miller.

Matcha and green tea

Green tea has thermogenic effects and boosts fat burning beyond its caffeine concentration, according to studies.

If you prefer builder's coffee, there is hope for you too. UCLA researchers discovered in 2017 that black tea may help maintain a healthy weight.

Black tea

Miller says apple-cider vinegar helps reduce postprandial glucose and insulin levels, which are crucial to weight management. It boosts stomach acid, which aids digestion.

Apple-cider vinegar

One, published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition in 2010, indicated that trial participants who consumed the most dairy lost 12lb at the conclusion of the two-year study

Full-fat milk

 while those who consumed the least lost 7lb (they had also been following either a low-fat, low-carb, or Mediterranean diet). Researchers conclude that higher dairy calcium intake and blood vitamin D are linked to greater diet-induced weight loss.