Tea and Health: Osteoporosis

In the United States, according to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, this bone disease affects eight million women and two million men. Some 34 million Americans have low bone mass, a condition that places them at increased risk for osteoporosis. According to Osteoporosis Canada, an estimated 1.4 million Canadians also suffer from the disease. If you’re …

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Assam Tea Basics

One of the best black teas around comes from one of the wettest areas on this wonderful planet we call home: a region of India called Assam. A large river, the Brahmaputra, fed by snow melt off the Himalayas, accounts for some of the moisture. Monsoon rains that fall from May through June account for …

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Tea Product Review: Copco’s Tea Therma

It’s National Hot Tea Month. What better time to review a tea product? New products for preparing and enjoying tea are coming out everyday. Recently, I was asked if I wanted to try one of these products and, thinking it would be a good way to help out fellow tea drinkers, I said “Sure!” They …

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Oolong Tea — Pride of Asia

Oolong is a tea that thrills twice: once while it steeps and the fragrance travels gently from the teapot’s spout to your nose, and once again when the steeping is done. While this could be said of many teas, Oolong trumps them all. It truly is, in my most unhumble opinion, the pride of Asia. …

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