How To Fast With Tea
The phrase intermittent fasting has become quite popular recently with benefits like weight loss, stable blood sugar levels, reduced risk of cardiovascular disease, and improvements with other health conditions. Fortunately, tea can be used to make your intermittent fasting more enjoyable and even more effective. The Art of Tea has a variety of loose leaf teas, tea collections and flavors to boost your energy and mood while fasting.
What’s so Great About Fasting?
Intermittent fasting has positive health benefits and it's quite simple to stick with making it sustainable in the long-run. Whether you are looking to lose a few pounds, improve your general health, or boost your energy levels, intermittent fasting with tea can help. There are simple rules with intermittent fasting: you need to divide your time into an eating time and a non-eating time. Depending on your goals and lifestyle, there are a few different ways to go about an intermittent fasting diet. You could choose to fast based on the days, for example eating one day and not eating the next. Or, you could choose to fast based on the hours in a day. Typically, the most used schedule is eating for 8 hours and fasting for 16 hours (most of which you are asleep for).
Benefits of Intermittent Fasting With Tea
Tea makes intermittent fasting better and generally easier. Although you may be restricting the time you can eat, you can always have a cup of soothing tea while practicing the diet. At Art of Tea, we believe the benefits of fasting with tea are endless, but these are the most significant advantages:
- Feed Your Hunger: During the fasting time period, it may take your stomach a few days to get used to feeling lighter and not digesting food all the time. You will also start to feel quite hungry during these periods. We recommend you feed your body with tea. Green tea is known to soothe hunger pangs and decrease any discomfort while fasting.
- Feel Calm: For a calming spirit, the best teas to fast with are ginger and hibiscus. These teas will support your energy levels, but will not leave you feeling jittery like caffeine in a cup of coffee. Instead, you can stay calm, mindful, and focused throughout your fasting period.
- Support Your Body’s Health: Tea leaves contain polyphenols which are a powerful antioxidant that can help with digestive health, brighter and clearer skin, and enhanced focus. While all tea leaves can give you these benefits, while practicing intermittent fasting we recommend green tea, ginger, and hibiscus for the best results.
Best Teas to Fast With
Intermittent fasting with tea is all about learning how your body feels and how to address any discomfort you are feeling. Ultimately, you should choose teas that you enjoy, are good for your body, and help you to get through the fasting phase. For a little help, the Art of Tea recommends fasting with ginger, hibiscus, and green tea. Ginger tea can help soothe an upset or irritable stomach. It also has a great, strong flavor that aids in calming your mood and emotions. Try our Bright Eyed turmeric ginger tea for this exact purpose. Hibiscus tea is great for its calming effect. We recommend drinking a cup of hibiscus tea at the end of the day, before going to bed, to reset your mind and have a good night’s sleep. Green tea has long been used to aid in weight loss while also boosting energy. It can help you get through the tougher periods of fasting by making you feel full even when you haven’t eaten.
Try Intermittent Fasting With Tea Today!
If you are interested in intermittent fasting, why not start today? We encourage you to look through our tea products and find flavors and combinations that you love and will help you through this journey. If you have any questions or need assistance, please do not hesitate to contact the Art of Tea team. We wish you positive energy as you start your intermittent fasting with tea.