It’s almost impossible to scroll through your timeline on the ‘gram without seeing a sponsored post (or several) from your fave celebs and influencers claiming that their brand of choice is the best tea for weight loss.
While it’s appealing to think that something as simple as drinking a tasty tea can help you drop pounds, it’s not a secret weight-loss weapon.
“Although many detox teas make weight-loss claims, few are shown to provide these benefits,” says Emily Pankow Fritz, Ph.D., Principal Scientist at Beachbody.
That doesn’t automatically mean that drinking tea or a tea supplement when embarking on a weight-loss journey = bad.
Certain tea supplements — like Beachbody BEVVY — can support healthy weight loss efforts, thanks to ingredients that are clinically tested to help curb cravings and your appetite.*
But what makes Beachbody BEVVY different than so-called detox teas?
It all comes down to what’s inside.
How Beachbody BEVVY Is Different Than Detox Teas
Detox teas are typically advertised as a way to help the body get rid of “built up” toxins.
Some brands recommend doing a weeklong cleanse to help jump-start the purported toxin purge.
Here’s the thing: If you only drink a detox tea for a week you’ll lose weight and it might seem like it’s working.
“Unfortunately, the weight loss is usually not caused by the tea,” says Fritz. “Rather, the weight loss comes from eating fewer calories during the detox.”
Popular detox teas are also formulated with a variety of ingredients that can affect the body in different ways.
Some detox teas may contain ingredients that can be harsh or negatively impact some people, says Sarah Glinski, R.D. These ingredients can include:
- High levels of caffeine
- Senna, an herb known for its laxative effect
That said, BEVVY isn’t a detox tea.
“We’re all about helping people achieve their goals in a healthy way,” says Fritz. “BEVVY isn’t meant to eliminate toxins from your body, and we don’t suggest people use it as a replacement to food in a detox program or a cleanse.”
Instead, Beachbody BEVVY is a healthy tea supplement that was designed to be a tasty addition to your weight-loss efforts with ingredients shown to have a real impact on cravings.*
How Does Beachbody BEVVY Support Weight Loss?
Real, sustainable weight loss comes from proper diet and exercise — not a detox tea. But even a perfect routine can get thrown off track by cravings.
That’s where BEVVY comes in.
“BEVVY was designed based on the needs of our customers, using clinically studied ingredients to help support weight loss and curb cravings,” says Fritz.*
The easy-to-transport tea supplement — which comes in lemon and pomegranate berry flavors — contains only 15 calories per serving and 8 mg of caffeine.
You simply mix it with cold (not hot!) water 30 minutes before a meal.
But the real stars of Beachbody BEVVY are the three active ingredients inside:
- Brewer’s yeast peptides. Brewer’s yeast peptides start from the material used in baking and beer-making, but they are further broken down using a proprietary process to create these clinically studied peptides, that when taken consistently 2 times per day, help curb cravings and decrease food intake. An 8-week clinical study showed that when taken twice daily, the benefits of these peptides on appetite control (caloric intake) showed improvements in weeks 1 to 3, remained steady in weeks 3 to 6, and got even better by weeks 7 to 8 of the study.‡*
- Green tea phytosomes. A complex of green tea extract and sunflower lecithin, has been studied to help support healthy weight loss.*
- Fiber. Bevvy is formulated with 3g of non-GMO soluble corn fiber, which helps you meet your daily fiber goals and help you feel fuller for longer.
By drinking Beachbody BEVVY daily, you can stay on track to meet your goals without worrying about the — ahem — tummy and toilet troubles that can come with drinking detox teas for weight loss.
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* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
‡A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of 30 obese adult women who consumed 250 mg of brewer’s yeast peptides, 30 minutes before breakfast and dinner, and were instructed to continue their regular diet and exercise patterns.