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Try drinking herbal tea instead of having dessert after dinner or snacking at night. It became a new routine for me and definitely helped me lose 120 pounds.

- Submitted by GIANTMICROBE 11/11/2010 in Healthy Eating | 9 Comments
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REBECKY441 5/3/2014 3:06:00 PM

    Yep! I too this too! Great way to sooth that sweet tooth craving away! I like Irish Breakfast Tea black.
BEVZEE 11/14/2010 10:04:00 AM

    This is a grest idea! I have to be really careful on certain herbal teas due to allergies but I have some peppermint tea I haven't been using and I do have decaf tea. I think I will try this instead of that late night snack routine I have let myself slide into. emoticon Sounds much better for me. Thanks so much!!!!
HYE101 11/13/2010 9:49:00 PM

    This sounds like a great idea. I am going to try this starting tomorrow and see if it will help me cut back on desserts and snacks after dinner. I Like green tea is that ok ??
Have a great week !
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GRANNY2 11/12/2010 3:54:00 PM

LAUREN53 11/12/2010 12:32:00 PM

    This has been great for me too, although I've just gotten started. I noticed there were two times a day when I either wanted to eat lunch too early or go for my afternoon snack too early. I started drinking an awesome herbal tea instead, so now that's become my routine. After dinner snacking is still a problem for me, so maybe I better expand the habit!
IMNENA23 11/11/2010 3:10:00 PM

    I started drinking herbal decaffeinated tea a couple of weeks ago and OMG I love them. I love the varieties and how wonderful they are for you. It's great to hear how they have helped you loose weight! Congratulations!
BRENDAT666 11/11/2010 12:36:00 PM

    This is especially powerful for me at night, to fight the nighttime snacking/grazing. I force myself to make a mug of hot tea and drink that, helps to fill me up a bit and gives me something to do besides eat.
JJS1959 11/11/2010 11:29:00 AM

    this is true. i know for me that when i crave licorice it is better to drink licorice tea.... want spice cake? try chai tea... lemon pound cake? lemon zinger. now they have a chocolate chai tea out too... i add a bit of almond milk for a creamy desert.
ZANBALL 11/11/2010 11:15:00 AM

    OMG!! Me too - I mean I didn't lose 120 lbs (you go!!!) but I substituted tea for snacks. I've always been a tea drinker, but now I drink between 8 and 10 cups at work every day in place of the nibbling I used to do and I only drink tea after dinner. Such wonderful ones I've found too (I can't have much caffeine): green teas, toasted rice green tea, a gorgeous chai blend, dandelion root tea, rooibus, rose hip, etc. etc. etc. What are your favorites?

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