Many people's new year's resolutions have likely been to lose weight or tone up or, like me, in general just get more fit (and start a new fitness class). It's also the time of year when we really start to evaluate our bodies and brainstorm ways to get from A to B.
Although I've always been about the 'make yourself feel good rather than starve yourself to lose weight' message, I can't deny the fact that I've been intrigued by detox ideas in the past - but can you blame me?
Many teatox companies offer fast weight loss or quicker ways to get fit and so when the opportunity arose to try out Essential Tetox's 14 day AM and PM cleanse, I jumped at the chance to see whether the idea of supposed teatoxes are really worth it.
WHO ARE ESSENTIAL TEATOX?
To begin with, Essential Teatox don't claim to be a weight loss company. Their mission states that they believe it's a natural way to feel good and live better, which I love. It's not promising weight loss. It's not promising hours spent on the toilet and it's not promising a huge change - only, perhaps, a bit of a push in the right direction for the new year (which I think sometimes we all need).
Although the cleanse is a product of Herbal Synergy Ltd, a company with roots in both nutrition and weight loss, Essential Teatox also states:
"We'll guide you on a journey to better physical fitness and overall wellness with healthy eating habits and exercise, better quality sleep and a more radiant you - even if you have a hectic lifestyle and have found other strategies hard to fit in."
Their mission statement is also particularly enlightening: