Compared to water, oolong tea increased energy expenditure by 2.9 percent, the equivalent of burning an additional 281 calories per day, on average.
General tips for reducing visceral fat
Drinking oolong tea should form one part of a low-carb diet – this diet has been shown to reduce visceral fat in many studies.
In an eight-week study including 69 overweight men and women, scientists found that people who followed a low-carb diet lost 10 percent more visceral fat and 4.4 percent more total fat than those on a low-fat diet.
Additionally, the ketogenic diet, which is a very low-carb diet, may also help reduce visceral fat, reseach suggests.