It is currently Sun Mar 29, 2020 2:11 am

Free Newsletter

Do 'slim teas' work?

Anything and everything concerning food and nutrition.

Moderator: Moderators

Do 'slim teas' work?

Postby dannyboi » Fri Jan 11, 2008 11:13 pm

I've seen these products in natural food stores and ethnic grocery stores. The slim teas supposedly aid in losing weight, acting as some sort of laxative I think. Any thoughts on these? Do they work?

Here's a sample of one such type:
- danny
Posts: 35
Joined: Sat Sep 08, 2007 2:14 pm

Postby Helena08 » Sat Jan 12, 2008 3:15 pm

I would stay away from slim teas.

I bought one from an Asian store once and it did make me poo alot and make my stomach hurt, I couldn't take it for long enough to know if it "works or not".

However no laxative is going to make you lose any weight.

Stay away from these fads :)
Posts: 9
Joined: Sun Jan 06, 2008 6:27 pm

Postby EvilWombatQueen » Sat Jan 12, 2008 6:00 pm

I bought a pack of slimming tea once. It did nothing but taste vile. It was supposed to suppress my appetite. Not only did it not do that, but if anything I was desperate to eat something after drinking the tea to get the awful taste out of my mouth!

Now I stick to green tea instead.
User avatar
Posts: 4516
Joined: Sat Nov 24, 2007 10:40 am
Location: Melbourne

Postby dannyboi » Sun Jan 13, 2008 2:25 pm

Ooh. That doesn't sound too good at all. The weight loss is probably due to dehydration then, which isn't the point.

Guess I'll stick to more conventional methods.
Posts: 35
Joined: Sat Sep 08, 2007 2:14 pm

Return to Diet Talk

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 6 guests