Breakfast: Drink oolong
It boosts fat breakdown by 12 per cent and speeds metabolism, found the US Agricultural Research Service
Pre-gym: Drink matcha
With 137 times the antioxidants of regular green tea, it also increases muscular power by up to 24 per cent.
After lunch: Drink pu-erh tea
A digestive aid with a good caffeine kick, this makes an ideal 4pm pick-me-up.
Evening: Drink peppermint tea
This is a weight-loss elixir: It reduces hunger for 45min, found Wheeling Jesuit University in the US. Time to put those fats to sleep – permanently.
Anytime: Drink white tea
Mild-tasting and not too high in caffeine, it’s also been shown to control blood sugar and reduce cholesterol.