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4.08.2014

029: a bootea review

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when the gorgeous lucy from fine and bambi posted a picture on her instagram of some bootea i had a little read about it and bought some. however, it's safe to say it was quite the waste of money. i've finished my two week course and i have to say i don't feel any different -if anything i'm eating more because it suppressed my appetite. i thought it would be wrong to think that just simply drinking tea would make you slimmer so i knew i had to make an effort to change my lifestyle. i paired it with healthy low calorie meals and exercised considerably more than normal however, i can't say the tea made me feel particularly detoxed.

disadvantages:

  • the tea does claim an awful lot (all of which you can read here!) however, out of the ten claims i think i experienced one. i also asked lucy how she was finding it and she found it was exactly the same. 
  • i'm beginning to think either it doesn't really work or it's something you have to drink for months and months but, i'm not really in the position to be spending £20 on tea! 
  • i read that the actual tea bags were made to stop the tea leaves passing through however, there was still a lot of sediment at the bottom of the cup.

advantages: 

  • unfortunately, there aren't many but i have to say it has made me want to try out different herbal teas. 
  • having had a break on from the tea i do believe that it suppressed my appetite as i feel as though i have been eating a lot these passed couple of days. so i think i'm going to purchase this dr stuarts tea i hope it'll do the same thing. 
overall summary: price: 0/5 packaging: 5/5 was it effective?: no would i buy it again?: no! 

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6 comments:

  1. thank you for sharing your experience lily! i was thinking of buying bootea also, but now not so much. i definitely recommend weightwatchers though, if you are interested in losing weight. i've been on it for just over two weeks now and i love it, you can already see the effects overall plus it encourages you to eat more fruit and veg which i think is the best, most effective and healthiest diet out there :)

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    1. oh also, if you're wanting to try out healthy tea again there's a photo here of all the benefits of the different teas which i found so helpful! xxx

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  2. Thanks for sharing! I drink green tea everyday and it definitely helps my energy levels and speeds up my metabolism. It's so healthy and full of antioxidants, I definitely recommend you try some :) my favourite is the Twinings peach and cherry blossom flavour x

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  3. Waaah, what a let down! I guess you're better off drinking green or dandelion root tea!

    Tara xo

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  4. great post i've been really interested in whether these teas actually work. I've used pukka detox and peppermint teas to help de-bloat and soothe my tummy and they've been great tasting and helpful :) I think it mainly is more about eating more fruit and especially veg, i did a little post about healthy eating if you want to check it out !
    Lauren x
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  5. I found this really interesting and enjoyed reading it :)
    I think I'll give it a try!
    Hayley x

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