Rooibos can help you lose weight in various ways

The South African Rooibos Council (SARC) says: "Rooibos tea contains no fat or carbohydrates and its weight-loss properties further extends to inhibiting fat-storage hormones within the body. Rooibos' unique flavonoid, Aspalathin, helps to reduce stress hormones that trigger hunger and fat storage typically associated with high blood pressure, heart disease, metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance and Type 2 diabetes. In a nutshell, Rooibos tea can prevent the body from storing and even forming new fat cells."

This Health24 article says: "Most of us load our coffee with sugary syrups, honey, whipped cream or milk and sugar which can add anything from 35 to over 250 calories per cup. If one considers that the average South African knocks back about four cups of coffee a day, drinking rooibos instead could lead to a whopping 7 - 14kg shed in a year."

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