In the weight loss wars? Don't know which tea is better? White tea vs green tea? Some say white tea is best for weight loss and others say that green is the drink that is best. There are a lot of advocates for both colors of tea and both sides make great claims as to their weight loss prowess. So which color of the tea is better? The experts say that white tea is best because it comes from the young tea plant, is made only from young tea buds, young tea leaves and retains more nutrients than green or black teas.