Green tea contains catechins, particularly epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), which may have thermogenic properties.
Some studies suggest that the catechins in green tea may enhance the body's ability to oxidize fat, potentially leading to increased fat burning during exercise.
Green tea may have a mild appetite-suppressing effect. Some individuals find that drinking green tea between meals can help reduce overall calorie intake.
Some research indicates that green tea may inhibit the absorption of certain nutrients, including fats and carbohydrates
The caffeine content in green tea may contribute to increased energy expenditure, leading to more calories burned throughout the day.