The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness
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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

Itís no secret that when people contradict themselves, it has the effect of making the flaws in their actions or statements seem glaringly obvious. But what about when WE ourselves get caught contradicting ourselves by someone else?

By: Nick Tumminello Added: January 6th, 2014
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Thread: Tea

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    Hi fellas my friend told me that tea, whether green or black, washes your body of nutrients. Is that true, cause I drink like 3-4 litres of tea a day.

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    mind/body zen's Avatar
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    why would it?

    I know tea has tanic acid. Other then that, I dunno what could be so active in tea.
    It sounds like it can be reactive with protein (in a positive or negative way).
    *waits for a biochemist to join thread* lol
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    Cock-Diesel Bound Optimum08's Avatar
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    3-4 liters of hot tea a day?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Optimum08 View Post
    3-4 liters of hot tea a day?
    It a part of Afghan tradition

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    Ich bin Legende. Torrok's Avatar
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    yes, drink it. it has antioxidants. it doesnt necessarily "wash the body of nutrients" but it will help to flush out excess ones, hence the phrase taking a piss.
    i drink about 1-2 liters of green tea a day, its perfectly fine
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