What You Should Know
Teavana is a premium tea website that sells everything from teas served at the White House to weight loss teas. The official website is stunning with detailed pictures and description of the tea varieties and possible benefits of drinking the different recipes. There is no clinical evidence for any of the claims listed on the Teavana website, but information on teas and proof green tea, oolong tea and black tea benefit weight loss is easy to find. Tea contains caffeine and some tea recipes on Teavana contain more caffeine than other recipes. There are several varieties of tea sold from Teavana that contain the same amount of caffeine as a cup of coffee, so drink in moderation or take the caffeine levels into consideration when including highly caffeinated varieties of Teavana tea into your diet.
List of Ingredients
- Various varieties of tea, including white, green, oolong, black, herbal, rooibos and mate teas.
Teavana does something with tea that no other website can claim. They take real fruit chunks, flower petals and premium tea leaves and combine them to create an aromatic and delicious experience. Teavana should not be mistaken for sellers of weight loss teas packed with laxatives and diuretics. This company does not specialize in weight loss teas, though there are several varieties on the website that may promote healthy metabolism.
The main weight loss tea sold by Teavana is Weight to Go!. Weight to Go! contains pu-erh black tea, green oolong tea, strawberries, apples, spearmint, peppermint and rose petals and beetroot. There is only about 20-percent of the caffeine in a cup of coffee in this blend, so that is about 20 mg of caffeine. If the tea is brewed stronger there will be more caffeine. Tea contains EGCG. EGCG is proven to boost metabolism without stimulation.
Other tea varieties that may interest dieters wishing to lose a bit of weight include the Shape Up Blend and the various forms of Mate tea. There is even a Javavana tea that tastes like coffee and contains the same amount of caffeine as a cup of coffee.
- Teavana is a premium tea company that lists all ingredients online.
- There is a potential benefit list for each tea variety.
- The President of the United States drinks Teavana tea.
- No clinical links supplied to prove weight loss benefits.
- Caffeine amount varies between teas.
Teavana is not a weight loss company, but it is a company that sells weight loss teas. There are no clinical trials completed on Teavana teas and the company does not promise the dieter they will lose X amount of weight, but green tea and other tea varieties are proven to boost metabolism. As long as the dieter is not allergic to any of the ingredients in the tea recipe, Teavana teas may be a safe addition to a weight loss diet.