Great Herbal Teas to Lose Weight


Over ¼ of the Florida population is overweight, but this number can fall if residents start to make the conscientious decision to get fit and make healthy choices. Florida is an amazing place for eating and drinking healthily, with a wide range of establishments committed to this endeavor.   Many of these healthy places offer some great herbal teas to help detox and lose weight, for a fitter and healthier you.

How can herbal teas help you lose weight?

Herbal teas, also known as tisanes, are extremely low in calories, and are a healthy alternative to the sugary sodas, soft drinks and sweetened juices. You will also have the added benefit of the herbs, bringing a range of beneficial vitamins and minerals. As part of a healthy diet, this can help you to lose weight and maintain your goals. Losing weight can help lower your cholesterol and blood pressure, keeping your heart healthy.

Peppermint Tea

Peppermint tea is made by infusing the peppermint leaves in hot water. You can also add spearmint, to create double mint tea. It is good for weight loss and promotes healthy digestion. It is used worldwide by people with IBS to help sooth the stomach and encourage good bacteria in the gut.

Iaso Tea

Iaso Tea is wonderful for detoxing the body and helping you to lose weight. It doesn’t contain any caffeine, so it’s a great option if you are sensitive to this.  Iaso tea has a blend of 9 different herbs to help give you energy and vitamins. It is also very good for aiding the digestion and will keep you hydrated. The herbs include ginger, which is a good antioxidant and will keep your skin looking fresh. Chamomile is good for relaxing the body and combating stress. It has been proven to help aid sleep. Iaso Tea also contains Myrrh, which is often used for relieving pain and indigestion. Other herbal ingredients include holy and blessed thistle, persimmon leaves and mallow. 

Lemon Tea

Lemon tea is another great tea for weight loss and contains vitamin C, essential for maintaining a healthy immune system. It is excellent to us as part of a detox regime, particularly if you drink it first thing in the morning. If you have a cold or a sore throat, it can ease the symptoms, helping you to feel better.

Next time you visit one of the amazing South Florida juice bars or healthy cafes, think about ordering a herbal tea. You will feel hydrated, well, and they can help you to lose weight.

Jenny Holt

Jenny Holt is a freelance writer and mother of two. She loves nothing more than getting away from it and taking her pet Labrador Bruce for long walks, something she can do a lot more now she's left the corporate world behind.