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Woman Sheds 106 Pounds By Drinking Green Tea

Samantha Rees drank nine cups of green tea a day and lost 106 pounds over a little more than a year.

This is Samantha Rees, a UK mother-of-two who lost 106 pounds after she swapped out eating greasy food for drinking green tea. 

Rees decided she needed to make a change after she stepped on a scale and weighed in at almost 250 pounds back in 2014. 

Her friend proposed Rees drink green tea to shed the weight. 

The Sun reports Rees said, "I started drinking four cups of green tea a day and within a month I noticed a massive difference. I'd lost a stone and felt absolutely amazing."

WedMD says green tea isn't some magic diet drink, but it is a good substitute for drinks filled with sugar. 

"...if you sub 1-2 cups of green tea for one can of soda, over the next year you'd save over 50,000 calories," a research scientist in nutrition told WebMD

Rees upped her green tea intake to nine cups a day. 

She said, "Obviously I'd been eating well and cutting out my milky teas had probably helped, but my metabolism must have sped up, too — and I was certainly snacking less."

As of August 2015, Rees now weighs just 133 pounds, which was her goal. 

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