Oolong tea has an incredibly high natural concentration of polymerized polyphenols. These polyphenol compounds have been clinically proven to activate enzymes that cause triglycerides to dissolve, producing fat-burning effects. They also improve metabolism which facilitates weight loss through natural body processes. Basically, drinking two cups of Oolong tea each day not only aids in shedding stubborn pounds by boosting your metabolism, but it also blocks the fattening effects of carbohydrates. A study done by Japan's University of Tokushima School of Medicine found that drinking Oolong tea (also referred to as WuLong tea) increases metabolism and fat burning. Some studies suggest that it burns fat better than green tea by 157%. Studies have shown repeatedly that drinking Oolong tea increases energy expenditure. In the Fall 2006 edition of the Tea Experience Digest, reported "Oolong tea in fact lessens absorption of fats, increases the body's metabolism and is responsible for noradrenaline-induced lipolysis (breakdown) of adipose tissue. " Oolong burns stubborn body fat naturally converting it to energy! Helps Clarify Skin; Gives Your Face a Clear, Healthy Glow: In a new study published in the academic journal Archives of Dermatology, researchers from Japan's Shiga University of Medical Science found that the nutrients in this kind of tea helped cleared up skin eczema.