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Teatox

Teatox from Fit Life Tea Co.

teatoxTea Information:

Leaf Type:  Herbal

Where to Buy: Fit Life Tea Co.

Tea Description:

Say goodbye to weight gain, bloating and digestive stress. Two daily cups of Organic Teatox can help burn fat, stimulate weight loss, boost your immune system and cleanse your digestive system.

Our pyramid tea bag extracts maximum flavor to infuse more essential oils and flavor into your cup. Steeping releases purifying dynamic ingredients that can ease bloating and, together with proper diet and exercise, help promote weight loss.

Custom blended Organic Teatox has a ruby red color, sweet aroma and distinctive fruity taste. And zero calories.

Learn more about this tea here.

Taster’s Review:

Before I begin with this review, I just want to say that I’ve never had a tea help me loose weight.  I’ve had some teas make me feel better, but I’ve never seen any evidence on the scale.  I know there is a lot of controversy on weight loss teas and sometimes I’ve seen some pretty heated battles.  So for this review,I want to keep things calm and easy going and we aren’t going to talk about the detoxing properties of the tea.  I only had one tea bag to try as well so there really wouldn’t be much in the way of results.  So let me tell you a bit about my experience with this tea.

What I liked about this tea is the convenience.  They provide the tea in tea bags so I was able to prep this up with some boiling water without much fuss.  5 minutes later I am greeted with a gorgeous dark pink beverage waiting for me to try it.  Inside the tea bag was a lot of dried hibiscus along with a few other odds and ends of ingredients. But primarily hibiscus.

First sip in and this is for those who really enjoy their hibiscus.  I really only tasted the hibiscus and none of the other ingredients listed.  The hibiscus dominated the cuppa.  Now with saying that, I still enjoyed the flavor.  This isn’t something I would reach for on a daily basis but I’m liking the flavor.  The tartness is there but it isn’t as sharp as other hibiscus blends.  This reminds me more of that sugar free Kool-Aid flavor or Crystal Light.

For my second cup, I added ice and had a nice refreshing hibiscus iced tea for after lunch.  Again, tart but not overly so and I didn’t feel the need to add any sweeteners.  I think this is a tea that does ask for a sweetener but I wanted to keep this plain.

My last thoughts on this- It was good but not something I would drink a lot of.  If you are a hibiscus fan (like I said earlier), I think you may enjoy this one a bit more than me. I’m still happy I was able to try it. Been curious about this one for a bit.

Off to the next tea!

Organic Teatox Tea from Fit Life Tea Company

teatoxTea Information:

Leaf Type:  Herbal

Where to Buy:  Fit Life Tea Co.

Tea Description:

Say goodbye to weight gain, bloating and digestive stress. Two daily cups of Organic Teatox can help burn fat, stimulate weight loss, boost your immune system and cleanse your digestive system.

Our pyramid tea bag extracts maximum flavor to infuse more essential oils and flavor into your cup. Steeping releases purifying dynamic ingredients that can ease bloating and, together with proper diet and exercise, help promote weight loss.

Learn more about this tea here.

Taster’s Review:

I’ve never been one to go for the whole ‘detox’ or weight loss tea fads that are going around because I basically don’t buy it.  I’ve been drinking tea for years and I simply do not believe that simply drinking tea (or a specially crafted tea blend) will cause significant weight loss.  If you want to lose weight, you need to change your overall diet and you need to exercise.  Drinking tea isn’t going to be your miracle weight loss cure.  If it was, after drinking all the tea I’ve consumed over the last ten years, I’d have a body like Jennifer Aniston.  I don’t.

But, that doesn’t mean that drinking tea doesn’t offer you some great health benefits because I believe that there are health benefits to tea.  I just don’t think it’s the cure-all that some tea companies try to suggest in an effort to sell their product.  But as long as you find a tea that also tastes great, there’s nothing wrong with adding tea to your diet to enjoy some health benefits.

But you’re not going to know if it tastes great until you try it – .so I decided that I’d give this Organic Teatox Tea from Fit Life Tea Company a try

To steep this tea, I placed 1 sachet in an 8 ounce teacup and heated freshly filtered water to 195°F.  Then I poured the heated water over the sachet and let it steep for 6 minutes.  Then I let it cool completely before I poured it into the Fit Life BPA-Free Plastic Bottle (I’ll review that in a few days!) and refrigerated it to get it nice and cold.

Before I let it cool, I did take a sip of the hot tea to determine if I liked it better hot or cold.  (Since they did send me the bottle, I decided that I needed to try it iced!)  And so I’ll start by saying that this tisane is definitely better iced.  The hibiscus loses some of its biting tartness.  Oh, it’s still tart, but, it’s not quite as tart as what I experienced from the hot tea.

Fortunately, the apple in this softens the tartness of the hibiscus just a bit.  And the allspice gives it a nice little hint of spice.  I think hibiscus is much better when it’s in the midst of some spice like it is here.  The contrast between the warm spice and the tart hibiscus works nicely.

Overall, this is actually quite tasty.  The combination of the tart hibiscus, the sweet apple and the warmth of the allspice creates a very palatable taste.  I would recommend to not oversteep this, at 6 minutes, there is a pleasant texture to the drink, but I think if I had steeped it longer, it might have been a tad too syrupy.  If you like that kind of texture from your hibiscus beverages – then go for it!

It surprises me to say this, but I’d drink this again.  That’s not something I’d say often about a tea with hibiscus as the main ingredient, so kudos to Fit Life Tea!

Fit Life Tea Company has this Teatox in two different sizes, a 14 day detox and a 28 day detox.