Instagram shuts diet tea`s page after reports of health horrors

Last Updated: Sunday, June 30, 2013 - 19:10

Melbourne: Social media site Instagram has shut the web page of an extreme dieting tea on its site, after health and medical experts warned that it could cause unrealistic and unhealthy weight loss.

Users of SkinnyMe tea reported serious side effects, with one customer getting hospitalised, the Age reported.

The online company is from Australia and was formed last year.

The firm has describes itself as a 100 percent natural health supplements company and promotes their products through social media, using before and after, images.

Its colon cleanse product, which raised the most concern among experts, contains the laxative senna .

SkinnyMe tea is not present on the Australian register of therapeutic goods and is yet to be assessed.


First Published: Sunday, June 30, 2013 - 19:09

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