Tea and Cholesterol

There’s certainly no shortage of assorted and sundry wondrous claims for the potential health benefits of tea. Among these, the possibility that drinking tea might help lower your cholesterol level. One study suggested that drinking black tea might result in lower levels of low-density lipoprotein, a “bad” cholesterol, in a test group. The study was …

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No Foolin’ Around with Tea

Even on April Fool’s Day, I'm not foolin’ around when it comes to tea. As great tasting and beneficial as the tremendous varieties of teas are, I take them all very seriously. Anyone who says, “Here’s a great tea for you” and follows it up with “April Fool’s!” is not on my list of favorite …

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How to Make Iced Tea

As the chilly months begin to pass into our rear view mirrors and warmer weather looms, this is as good a time as any to tackle the topic of iced tea. There are many options available to fans of this cooling beverage, including a number of passably good bottled teas. But most serious tea drinkers …

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