Tea Books Revisited (Again)

It seems that there's always room on bookstore shelves for more books about tea. We’ve mentioned a number of titles in these pages thus far and here are a few more worthwhile selections for your tea reading pleasure. British Tea and Coffee Cups, 1745-1940 - By Steve Goss A book on antique collectible tea and …

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Tea and Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is a health issue that receives a considerable amount of attention nowadays, and there’s a good reason for that. The National Cancer Institute estimates that, just in the United States, more than 190,000 women were afflicted with breast cancer in 2009. More than 40,000 of those women were expected to die from the …

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Tea and Your Heart

Can tea be good for your heart and cardiovascular system? According to a number of studies, there is very good evidence to suggest that this might be the case. One study about tea’s relationship to heart and cardiovascular health comes from INSERM, France’s national institute for medical research. The study discovered that older women who …

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Go Green (Tea) for St. Patty’s Day

Green shamrocks, green hair, green clothes, green hats, even rivers dyed green — um, I think I’ll stick with green tea this St. Patty’s Day. It’s healthy, it’s tasty, and it’s green! Repeat after me as we skip down the yellow brick road of teadom: flavonoids, polyphenols, and catechins — oh, my! These magical ingredients …

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