According to an article in my fave magazine they do!!
*Tea boosts metabolism
*Tea blocks fat absorption
*Tea steadies blood sugar
4 waist-whittling herbal teas
Herb-infused white tea
steep 1 white tea bag, 1 small sprig fresh rosemary and 1/4tsp whole cardamom seeds in 1 cup hot water for 1 min. Remove tea bag and strain. Add 1tsp fresh lemon juice. Sweeten with honey or brown sugar to taste
*White tea helps even out skin tone.
Spiced apple-cranberry tea
Steep 1 cinnamon-apple herbal tea bag, 1 sprig fresh rosemary and 1Tbs chopped fresh mint in 1/4 cup hot cranberry-pomegranate juice and 3/4 cup hot water for 2mins. Remove tea bag and strain. Sweeten with sugar to taste.
*Cinnamon helps sharpen mental focus.
Savory Ginger-sage tea
Steep 1 Irish breakfast tea bag, 1tsp chopped fresh gingerroot and 1 sprig fresh sage in 1 cup hot water for 2mins. Remove tea bag and strain. Sweeten with maple syrup to taste.
*Ginger soothes an upset stomach.
Sweet Cherry-vanilla tea
Steep 1 french vanilla tea bag and 1Tbs chopped crystalized ginger (optional) in 1/2 cup hot cherry juice and 1/2 cup hot water for 2mins. Remove tea bag. Sweeten with brown sugar to taste.
*The scent of vanilla improves mood.