Is That Bottled Stuff Really Tea?

Bottled tea? Really? Excuse me while this Tea Princess chuckles. *Hee hee hee hee hee* Ah, there, got that out of my system. Now, seriously, can you get real tea in a bottle? Or can? I guess that depends on how you define “tea.” These days, that seems to be pretty broad, even including things …

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Bottled Tea and Health

Tea is good for you, right? As a matter of fact there are numerous studies out there that have shown that it probably is. But (with apologies to George Orwell) it wouldn't be too far off the mark to suggest that when it comes to health benefits, some of the teas are more equal than …

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Iced Tea vs. Hot Tea

By William I. Lengeman III There’s plenty of compelling evidence these days to support the notion that drinking tea can confer health benefits upon the consumer. But what about iced and bottled teas and tea-based beverages? How do they stack up in terms of health benefits against a plain old cup of hot tea? A …

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Minimal Tea

by Adam Yusko Many teashops are now selling more teas that are blended with fruits, candies, flowers, and oils. While I don't doubt that such combinations can be tasty, sometimes we need to ask ourselves, is this really tea? I mean, sure it has tea in it, but how much of the tea are you …

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Iced Tea: The Silver Lining

It seems that everywhere you turn these days, there is another article about this recession we’re stuck in -- tent cities springing up, unemployment rates sky high. One of the most prominent topics is how to save money, which isn’t a bad thing. Being frugal is a good idea even in the best of times, …

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