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Are curves in and thigh gaps out?

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Some people argue with stars like Beyonce, Kim and Kylie Kardashian, Nicki Minaj, Blac Chyna, and Cardi B; more and moree popular curvy instagram models tagging #curvespiration; and individuals getting butt implants and injections, that thin, trim, skinny, and thigh gaps are out. But I beg to differ.

One could argue that there are stars like Bella and Gigi Hadid, Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, and almost 90% of other Hollywood starlets; more and more fit instagram models tagging #thinspiration, and the majority of the female population trying to lose weight and slim down proves otherwise.

There have always been some people who prefer to be slender and others who prefer to be slim. And there’s nothing wrong with that. Variety is the spice of life!

Additionally, As I always try to point out you can still have curves, which typically refer to a hourglass shape, and have slim, streamlined legs. It just also means you have an ample bosom, thin waist, and a nice serving of hips/butt.

We all know fads come and go. There was a time when men wore full jean outfits, the word juicy across their backside, and got their belly buttons pierced.

But contrary to what anyone says, I don’t think there will ever come another time when being slim and fit is undesirable. I know way back in the day the wealthy wore their fat as a symbol of pride that means they could afford to eat all the things, but we’ve moved beyond that.

It is in fact healthier to have a lower body fat – studies prove that slender people tend to live longer – and you are able to be a lot more active and do more things when you don’t have extra weight bogging you down.

So don’t let anyone tell you that you have to get with the times and suddenly desire something you don’t. You are certainly not an anomaly because you’d like slender legs and prefer to have a lower BMI. Just keep doing you!

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What’s the Best Tea Detox for Fast Weight Loss?

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There are no shortage of tea detox and cleanse companies on the internet. Some you may be very familiar with thanks to your favorite celebrities, like Nicki Minaj, Brittney Spears, Kylie Jenner and Kim Kardashian, others get a boost of visibility from social media influencers ranging from reality television stars to your local fitness instructor who has happened to amass a good amount of followers.

Here are just a few of the tea detox company names that you’ve probably heard of:

Flat Tummy Tea, SkinnyMint, Skinny Teatox, Fit Life Tea Detox, Skinny Bunny Tea Detox, Loseit Tea, BooTea, Teatox, Skinnyme, Slendertox Tea, and the list goes on and on.

So, given the dizzying number of choices out there, it’s no surprise you want to get the T on which one of these teas actually works best for quick weight loss?

And the answer is … (drumroll please)

None of them.

Not quite the answer you were looking for? Sorry to bust your bubble, but to be honest ‘what is the best tea detox for fast weight loss?’ was actually a trick question.

That’s because there really isn’t a best tea detox and cleanse brand – but not because the teas don’t workThe reason none of these teas can claim the number one spot is because they are pretty much all the same and all overpriced.

Teas that promise to leave you detoxified, skinnier, less bloated, lighter, cleansed, more energetic, with a boosted metabolism and less cravings, are all using the same main ingredient: senna leaf

What is senna? Senna glycoside, also known as sennoside or senna, is a medication used to treat constipation and empty the large intestine before surgery. Basically, it’s a mild laxative.

Tea detoxes also contain other natural laxatives (makes you poop a lot) and diuretics (makes you pee a lot) with the idea of making you lose waste matter and water from your body. Some of these ingredients include nettle (diuretic), liquorice (laxative), fennel (diuretic and laxative), psyllium seeds (laxative), cassia seeds (laxative), lotus leaves (laxative), and dandelion (diuretic), and hawthorn (diuretic)

Laxatives and diuretics are just two of the many tricks I discuss in my book, How to Lose Water Weight, to help you lose water weight / a few pounds and get a flatter tummy in time for your special event. However, laxatives and diuretics (like the other quick water weight loss methods I mention in the book) are not to be used long term.

Unfortunately, since the tea detox companies want you to continue buying their expensive products, they don’t really make the dangers of using their laxatives long term.

In fact most of their programs are for 28 days or more and the companies advocate drinking a cup in the morning and at night. Yet many people drink way more than that (I’m talking boatloads of this stuff daily because they think the more they drink the more they’ll lose).

Please be clear, these tea detox companies are not selling regular herbal teas (peppermint, green tea, black tea, etc.). Normal herbal teas don’t have any negative side effects when you drink multiple cups per day. Yes, they contain natural herbal ingredients, but that doesn’t make them completely safe and side effect free.

The best tea detox is the one that is upfront about what it is, a laxative and diuretic, that is priced affordably (loose leaves will be just as effective at a $90 program). You take it or drink it for a short period of time and stop. They will be sold for $5 or less in your local pharmacy or convenience store and work just as well.

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