Tea and Weight Loss

With so many extravagant claims for weight loss products, a good rule of thumb to abide by is buyer beware. Keeping that in mind, however, there is some evidence indicating that tea might play a role in weight loss. If you want to lose weight, one of the best ways you can use tea to …

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Ntingwe Kwazulu Tea from Taylors of Harrogate

Let me say instantly, for those who like to get to the point: I really like Ntingwe Kwazulu tea from Taylors of Harrogate and recommend it highly. The blurb on the package says: “This tea has a fresh, brisk flavor and a bright liquor.” I say yes to the fresh and bright liquor, however I …

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Water Water Everywhere

Tea and water – it’s a match made in heaven. You can't have a cup of tea without water and, by the same token, you’re not about to have a good cup of tea without good water. But what constitutes good water from a tea drinker's perspective? One of the first commentators on the critical …

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Are Loose Teas Straining Your Love for Tea?

Steeping and then straining your loose leaf tea can be an inconvenience sometimes, but the resulting tea “liquor” is worth it. The leaves get full contact with the water and lots of room to expand, releasing their ingredients into it. But in our ever-faster-paced world, where each moment counts, are steeping loose teas and having …

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