i know green tea is good for you but i wondering how regualer lipton ice tea is for you w/o any sweatner. if you drink 3 quarts a day is that bad? im looking to buy one of them ice tea machines today and i like liption ice tea and im wondering if that will hurt weight loss.
03-25-2006, 10:02 AM #1
lipton ice tea, is this good for you?
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03-25-2006, 11:32 AM #4
03-25-2006, 11:35 AM #5
DJohnson, i think he is talking about the TEA bags.. because he is talking about making his own.
Fordracing... if its unsweetened, then its fine. i drink tea with splenda all the time. my weight lost is going great. i highly doubt unsweetend lipton tea will make any diffrence, if your diet and exc routine is in check/
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03-25-2006, 12:50 PM #11Originally Posted by fordraceing_man
As long as it's unsweetened, you should be fine. I can't stomach hot tea (literally - makes me nauseous), but can drink iced tea by the gallon....go figure ...
03-25-2006, 04:13 PM #12
03-25-2006, 05:22 PM #13
Not quite as much antioxidents as green tea , but still a great source and very good for you. I don't know what exactly is in the green tea that helps with weight loss. One thing I have found is that if you use 6-7 green tea bags per gallon along with 3-4 of the original Lipton it pretty much tastes like the original.
As a side note, add a little Black pepper to your food when you are drinking tea . It aids in the obsorbtion of the antioxidents. Avoid drinking hot tea with milk. The milk blocks the antioxidents.
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